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Articles with keyword "folklore"

Masked participant at Fasnacht in Helvetia, West Virginia


Helvetia, a Traditional Swiss Village in the Hills of West Virginia

In West Virginia, a village celebrates its Swiss roots.

In Focus

Washington's Margaret Ann Bollmeier

The humanities go digital in Washington state.


Songs of the Sephardim

Scholars are saving the ballads and poetry of a dispersed people.


Outgrowing Myths

Writer William Kittredge reflects on the passing of the Old West and the growing pains of the new with NEH Chairman William R. Ferris.

Shed-style grave house


Houses of Spirits

Kentucky photographer and folklorist keeps grave houses alive.

Christina Barr

In Focus

Nevada's Christina Barr

Nevada's Christina Barr uses food to foster a sense of community in a diverse state.