NEA National Heritage Fellowships

NEA National Heritage Fellowships 1991

  • Etta Baker

    Etta Reid was born in 1913 into a family of mixed African American, American Indian, and Irish ancestry in...

  • George Blake was born in 1944 on the Hoopa Indian Reservation in the Hoopa Valley of Humboldt County in...

  • Jack Coen was born in 1925 in Woodford, County Galway, on the west coast of Ireland, the second of...

  • Rose Frank was born on April 6, 1912, in Sweetwater, Idaho, in the Nez Perce area. The Nez Perce...

  • Eduardo "Lalo" Guerrero was born December 24, 1916, in what is now known as the Barrio Histórico area of...

  • Khamvong Insixiengmai was born in 1947 in Champhone, a district in the city of Savannarhet in Laos in Southeast...

  • Don King was born August 19, 1923, in Douglas, Wyoming, on the North Platte River about 100 miles north...

  • Riley King was born September 16, 1925, on a cotton plantation in northwest Mississippi between the towns of Indianola...

  • Esther Littlefield (Aanwoogeex) was born in 1907 in Sitka, a city in southeast Alaska in the lacelike archipelago of...

  • Seisho "Harry" Nakasone was born in O'ahu in 1912; his mother, Nae Nakasone, herself a koto instructor, took him...

  • Irván Pérez was born December 29, 1923, in the lower Mississippi Delta region of Louisiana, which had been settled...

  • Morgan Sexton was born January 28, 1911, in Linefork, Kentucky, to Shaderick (Shade) and Harriet Cornett Sexton. As a...

  • Nikitas Tsimouris was born in 1927 on Kalymnos, in the Dodecanese, a group of Mediterranean islands belonging to Greece...

  • Gussie Wells was born in 1901 in the country near Shreveport, Louisiana, and Arbie Williams was born in 1916...

  • Gussie Wells was born in 1901 in the country near Shreveport, Louisiana, and Arbie Williams was born in 1916...

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