Join our mailing list and help us with a tax-deductible donation today. We thank you for your support!
Dr. Duke passed away in December 2017, but his “teaching garden” of medicinal plants lives on in tribute.
Professor Wesley Thomas and graduate student Sharon Nelson have been key to the program’s inception, relevance, and dramatic growth.
Each year, our understanding of how to juxtapose European classical and traditional Navajo music deepens.
The Pocahontas Reframed: Storytellers Film Festival opens November 15 in Richmond, Virginia.
Education, Traditional Knowledge
We invite students in the Appalachian region and eastern Midwest to join our research project bridging fields of folklore and conservation biology.
For the second year in a row, staff members at the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage received the Secretary’s Research Prize.
Download the free app for iOS devices to share your own stories about why you wear what you wear.
The deadline to apply is January 15, 2018.
In this video, you will meet spiritual leaders, students, faculty, and staff at a Navajo Technical University graduation ceremony in Crownpoint, New Mexico.
Behind the Scenes, Education
With the summer term fast approaching, new interns at the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage may wonder how their experience here will help prepare them for future work experiences.