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American ginseng has linked the Appalachian Mountain region to China since the 1700s.
Celebrations, Cultural Transmission, Foodways
I can’t remember a year in my life where my Grandma Lucille laid out the smörgåsbord and the korv was missing.
It’s Hanukkah and time to dig out the three-by-five index card with my mother’s recipe for latkes.
Onggi evokes an image of traditional lifestyle for many Koreans, but it is also an item that is so humble that few recognize it as something important.
Dress, Traditional Knowledge
What I love most about jewelry is its ability to connect us to our family: our in-laws, our ancestors, and our posterity.
Foodways, Immigration & Migration
At Thip Khao in Washington, D.C., Chef Seng serves Lao food, family style.
Art & Design, Crafts, Cultural Sustainability
For many traditional Tibetan artists, to paint a deity is an act of worship.
To Dawa Dakpa, tradition needs innovation the way fire needs air—tradition and modernity need not be at odds.
Art & Design, Work Life
In an office full of folklorists, picking a valentine is work-related.
Art & Design
It’s no coincidence that all of Sarah Jamison’s recent drawings are the size of an iPhone 6s Plus screen.