Louisiana Folklife: Our Tradtional Cultures

Louisiana's Traditional Cultures: An Overview

Splittin' On The Grain: Folk Art in Clifton, Louisiana, Edited by H.F. Gregory and Donald W. Hatley. This book contains articles written by Claude Medford, H.F. Gregory, Shari Miller, and Miriam Rich. Explore the eclectic folk arts of Clifton, Louisiana in this charming book. Learn about the traditions and the people who carry on these traditions. This publication was made possible through a grant from The Louisiana Division of the Arts.  Volume VIII Number 1, March 1983.

Splittin On The Grain: Folk Art in Clifton, Louisiana

Folk Crafts: A "Hand-Me-Down" Tradition by C. Ray Brassieur

Diverse Louisiana craftspeople maintained traditions like boat building, woodworking, and blacksmithing, with government programs.

Key Folklife Definitions http://www.louisianafolklife.org/LFP/main_defining_terms.html

An exploration of the key definitions used by the Folklife in Louisiana and the Louisiana Voices Educator's Guide.

Selluloid Myth Takes: "We Been Framed!" Louisiana in the Movies By Jon Griffin Donlon http://www.louisianafolklife.org/LT/Articles_Essays/lfmselluloid.html

Gaines' Fifteen Narrators: Narrative Styles and Storytelling Technique in A Gathering of Old Men

Gifts From The Hills: North Central Louisiana Folk Traditions Edited by Susan Roach;  http://www.louisianafolklife.org/LT/Virtual_Books/Gifts/gifts_from_the_hills.html

Gifts From The Hills: North Central Louisiana Folk Traditions Edited by Susan Roach; http://www.louisianafolklife.org/LT/Virtual_Books/Gifts/gifts_from_the_hills.html

Dance for a Chicken: The Cajun Mardi Gras By Pat Mire

Courir de Mardi Gras, a Cajun tradition, is practiced differently in communities across South Louisiana communities.

The Talimali Band of Apalachee  by Dayna Bowker Lee

The Talimali Band of Apalachee by Dayna Bowker Lee


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