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Innovations & News

News, signature innovations and success stories from folklife network partners that are of unique quality, scope, or ambition in response to the challenges of 2020 and beyond. 

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National Public Folklife Project Directory

Folklife Partners

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Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative

Smithsonian Institution

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Fellowship Supports Cultural Documentation by Communities

American Folklife Center

Innovations

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The Blind Men and the Racoon

College of Menominee Nation

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Freedom Stories:

Unearthing the Black Heritage of Appalachia

International Storytelling Center

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Cultural New Deal for Cultural and Racial Justice

The Cultural New Deal

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Endangered Cultures Initiative

Association for Cultural Equity

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Intercultural Leadership Institute

First People's Fund/ Alternative ROOTS/ NALAC/ PA'I Foundation

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TRAIN: Teachers of Remote Arts Instruction Network

Virginia Folklife

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Zoom Tips & Tricks

Pinecone- Piedmont Council of Traditional Arts

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Bayou Cultural Collaborative

Louisiana Folklife Program

Listening in Place

Vermont Folklife Center

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What Democracy Looks Like - Bring Back The Bowery Mural Project

CityLore

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Upon Our Authority Podcast

Perkins Center for the Arts

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Living Legacies Toolkit

Northwest Folklife

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United States Regional Arts Resilience Fund

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

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New Website Resource

Long Island Traditions

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Learning Locally &

Creative Responses

Local Learning

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NY Folklore COVID

Relief

New York Folklore Society

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Appalshop

Appalshop

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Shelter Together

Alliance for California Traditional Arts

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 TravelStorys -

Long Island Back Story

Long Island Traditions

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Repository of Distance Learning

American Alliance of Museums

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News

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More Arts Recovery Dollars Needed 

NPR

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A Native American Community in Baltimore Reclaims Its History

Smithsonian Magazine

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National Endowment for the Arts Accepts Nominations for 2021 National Medal of Arts

Nominations Open To The Public Through March 15

National Endowment of The Arts

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Gone But Never Forgotten In A Quilt

Women of Color Quilters Network

NY Times

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Coronavirus Victims: Keeper Of Hmong Culture Pang Xiong Sirirathasuk Sikoun

NPR

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An Interview w/ NCTA Executive Director

Lora Bottinelli

NEA

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A UMBC professor is documenting the history of the Lumbee Indian community in Baltimore

Washington Post

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Road Tripping through Mexico with Linda and the Mockingbirds

The World Ensemble

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 Departure of Director Michael Mason

Smithsonian Folklife

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How A Virtual Powwow Helped Heal A Spirit Broken During The Pandemic

NPR

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Collecting Oral Histories During National Change

University of Arkansas

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As Coronavirus Kills Indigenous Elders

Endangered Languages Face Extinction

Washington Post

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Indian Artists and Artisans and the Impact of COVID-19

National Endowment of The Arts

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On Tribal Lands, A Time To Make Art for Solace and Survival

NY Times

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In Appalachia, Crafting a Road to Recovery With Dulcimer Strings

NY Times

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Folklorists' Hopes

for the Future

Folklife Partners

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Master Md Trads photo Michael G. Stewart

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