NEA National Heritage Fellowships

NEA National Heritage Fellowships - M

  • Hugh McGraw was born February 20, 1931, in Central Hatchee in Herd County, Georgia. His father, John McGraw, worked...

  • The McIntosh County Shouters are the principal, and one of the last, active practitioners of one of the most...

  • Sylvester McIntosh was born August 17, 1934, on St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands, the son of Ivan...

  • Amma D. McKen has been a lifelong member of a vibrant community who describe themselves as Yoruba traditionalists or Lukumi,...

  • Contra dance, a form of social dance done in straight lines, was brought to New England with its earliest...

  • Wallace McRae was born in 1936, the son of a second-generation rancher from the Rosebud Creek area near Colstrip,...

  • Jim and Jesse McReynolds were raised in a family of coal miners and farmers who were also accomplished musicians....

  • Quillian Lanier Meaders was born on October 4, 1917, near Cleveland, in northern Georgia. At one time, the area...

  • John Henry Mealing and Cornelius Wright, Jr., both of Birmingham, Alabama, were callers on railroad section gangs, leading songs...

  • Leif Melgaard was born January 15, 1899, in Sor-Fron, Gudbrandsdal, Norway, into a peasant family, and spent his childhood...

  • D.L. Menard

    D. L. Menard was born in 1932 outside of Erath, Louisiana, near the sugarcane farms and saltwater marshes of...

  • Nellie Star Boy Menard was born in 1910 on the Rosebud Reservation of South Dakota. While still a teenager...

  • Lydia Mendoza was born May 13, 1916, in Houston, Texas. Her father worked as a mechanic on the rail...

  • Elmer Miller was born February 25, 1914, and reared on a cattle ranch in Nevada's Paradise Valley. He first...

  • Gerald Miller

    Gerald Bruce Miller, known as Subiyay in the Skokomish tribal language, has dedicated his life to learning and passing along...

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