NEA National Heritage Fellowships

NEA National Heritage Fellowships 2014

  • Henry Arquette

    A master basketmaker, Henry Jake Arquette specializes in the utility baskets traditionally made by the Haudenosaunee Mohawks—pack, laundry, picnic,...

  • Manuel Donley

    Manuel "Cowboy" Donley is a Mexican-American singer, multi-instrumentalist, bandleader, composer, and arranger. He is known as both a bandleader...

  • Kevin Doyle

    With more than five decades of Irish step dance under his feet, Rhode Island-born Kevin Doyle is a son...

  • Holmes Brothers

    The Holmes Brothers—Wendell Holmes, Sherman Holmes, and Popsy Dixon—have created a distinct style of American music that blends blues, soul, gospel, traditional...

  • Yvonne Keshick

    A basket maker and porcupine quillworker, Yvonne Walker Keshick creates birchbark masterpieces realistically decorated with quills that depict natural...

  • Carolyn Mazloomi

    Regarded as the leading authority on African-American quilts and quiltmaking, Carolyn Mazloomi has fostered and promoted the perpetuation of...

  • Vera Nakonetchny

    An expert in the art of crafting traditional Ukrainian textiles, including embroidery, beadwork, weaving, and other traditional forms related...

  • Woman praise singing

    The Singing and Praying Bands of Maryland and Delaware practice a form of religious worship that encompasses one of...

  • Rufus White

    Born in 1938 on the Omaha Reservation in Macy, Nebraska, Rufus White is a tradition keeper and featured performer...