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Art & Design, Cultural Transmission
Mamoni Chitrakar started singing. I held my breath. We were watching the unveiling of a traditional painted scroll called patachitra, months in the making.
Cultural Transmission, Work Life
Tibetan traditions, knowledge, and skills are disappearing so quickly, but documentation plays a vital role in sustaining our cultural identity.
By Our Interns, Cultural Transmission
After I read a bit on “gun culture,” I realized it plays a major role in my life.
Cultural Transmission, Religion & Spirituality
My childhood gave me certain abilities: I was good at relaxing my mind, I knew how to be my own companion when I felt lonely.
Cultural Transmission, Dance, Music
“As Native people, we have to learn to balance two different worlds.”
Crafts, Cultural Transmission
An expert in both the tradition and the history, Norman Kennedy received an NEA National Heritage Fellowship for his mastery of Scottish weaving, singing, and storytelling.
Crafts, Cultural Transmission, Dress
Sprang has been practiced and revived across Europe, North and South America, some parts of the Middle East, and Asia.
Cultural Transmission, Foodways
Whole Foods didn't invent chia seeds
Art & Design, Cultural Transmission, Language
You would never know from his bashful laugh, but Shide Nyima is one of the most recognizable faces on Tibetan television.
Cultural Transmission, Education
Using the power of their video camera and insightful questions, last year two budding folklorists helped save an ancient craft tradition in India.