NEA National Heritage Fellowships

NEA National Heritage Fellowships 1992

  • Francisco Aguabella was born October 10, 1925, and raised in the Matanzas drumming tradition of Cuba. In 1953, he...

  • Jerry Brown

    Jerry Brown was born in 1942 in Sulligent, Lamar County, Alabama, the son of Hattie May and Horace "Jug"...

  • Walker Calhoun

    Walker Calhoun was born about 1915 in the Great Smoky Mountains of western North Carolina, near the town of...

  • Clyde Davenport was born October 21, 1921, in Mount Pisgah, in south-central Kentucky. He was raised in the Blue...

  • Belle Deacon was born September 23, 1904, in Anvik, Alaska, an Athabascan village on the lower Yukon River. She...

  • Nora Ezell was born in 1917 in Mississippi, the fourth girl of 10 children. When she was a child,...

  • Gerald Hawpetoss is of Menominee and Potawatomi parentage. He was born in 1953 and makes his home in Zor,...

  • Fatima Kuinova was born on December 28, 1920, in Samarkand, Tajikistan, in Soviet Central Asia, one of 10 children....

  • John Yoshio Naka was born August 16, 1914, in Ft. Lupton, Colorado. When he was eight years of age...

  • Marc Savoy was born October 1, 1940, on an isolated rice farm near Eunice, Louisiana, in the rich cultural...

  • Ng Sheung-Chi was born in 1910 in the small village of Jinhjuan in Toissan (Taishan) County, a rural area...

  • Othar Turner was born on June 2, 1908, in Canton, Mississippi, east of Jackson. Except for a nine-month period...

  • T. Viswanathan was born in 1927 in Madras, a city in southern India. He comes from a family of...