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Have a Great American Thanksgiving and here’s your Folkie Music Menu

Each year American Routes americanroutes.org celebrates Thanksgiving weekend with words and music from the National Heritage Fellows Concert in Washington DC. Since 1982 the National Endowment for the Arts has presented the fellowships. It’s America’s highest award in Folk & … Continue reading

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[CreoleTalk] Tenth Creolistics Workshop: Call for Papers

Call for papers Tenth Creolistics Workshop: “Innovations” – with special attention to parallels between creole and sign language creation Aarhus University, Denmark, 8-10 April 2015 http://www.creolisticsX.dk Background of the Creolistics Workshop The Creolistics Workshop, which has previously been held in London … Continue reading

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Reaching Inner City Youth through the Arts 2014

“TRANSFORMATIONAL!” Professional Development for K-16 and Community Based Educators Community Works Journal—Online Magazine for Educators REGISTER TODAY, SPECIAL RATES Through June 15th  Curriculum Planning, Teaching Tools, and Inspiring Collaboration 2014 SUMMER INSTITUTES for K-16 EDUCATORS Place, Service-Learning, and Sustainable Communities … Continue reading

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Origin of the The Philadelphia Cheese Steak and Hoagie The Philly Cheese Steak

The Hoagie European settlers purchased Hog Island from the Lenape Indians in 1680. The settlers gradually developed the island by building log and earthwork dikes to minimize storm damage and convert the marshes into good grazing meadows. Hog Island supposedly … Continue reading

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The Folklore & Education Section now has it’s Folklore & Education Newsletter

The Folklore & Education Section now has it’s Folklore & Education Newsletter The Folklore and Education section produces an annual newsletter, awards the Dorothy Howard Folklore and Education Prize and the Robinson-Roeder-Ward Fellowship, works with partners in the field, and … Continue reading

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