NEA National Heritage Fellowships

NEA National Heritage Fellowships 1995

  • Mary Holiday Black was born about 1934 high atop the Douglas Mesa near the northern boundary of the Navajo...

  • Lyman Enloe was born on March 14, 1906, in Cole County, Missouri, on the northern edge of the Ozarks....

  • Donny Golden was born on May 6, 1953, in Brooklyn, New York. He grew up in a strong Irish...

  • Wayne Henderson was born May 3, 1947, in Rugby, Virginia, in the White Top Mountain area of Grayson County...

  • Bea Ellis Hensley was born Ellis Hensley on December 12, 1919, in Higgins Creek, Tennessee. His father was a...

  • Nathan Jackson was born August 29, 1938, into the Sockeye Clan on the Raven side of the Chilkoot-Tlingit tribe...

  • Danongan Sibay Kalanduyan was born May 1, 1947, in the fishing village of Datu Piang in the Cotabato area...

  • Blues guitarist Robert Jr. Lockwood was born March 27, 1915, in Turkey Scratch, Arkansas, and lived at various times...

  • Israel López

    Israel López was born in 1918 in Havana, Cuba, into a family of musicians. At least 35 family members...

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

  • Bao Mo-Li was born in 1951 into the Bao family of well-known traditional Chinese opera performers from Shanghai in...

  • Buck Ramsey was born January 9, 1938, in East Texas. His father worked in a munitions plant in the...