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The Kentucky Folklife Program at Western Kentucky University partnered with Mammoth Cave National Park for a special 2015 summer-long, National Endowment for the Arts sponsored project titled “Folklorist in the Park”. The project was conducted by Josh Chrysler, a former graduate student at...

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In 1996, Heather M. Tessler conducted a series of interviews with folk artists throughout the state who specialize in the White Oak basketry tradition. Interviewees discuss the role of tradition in learning their craft, the different methods used in constructing the baskets, the role of region...

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