SFA Staff

Safe Risks & Radical Aspirations

How to Re-think a Folklife Festival during a Pandemic by Dr. Maribel Alvarez By definition, festivals entail risk. Best known as “occasions for feasting, revelry, … Read more

More Than It Seems

Seamstresses Stitch Love and Culture into Masks and Clothing by Kimi Eisele Growing up, Grace Beltran, who was raised by her grandmother in the City … Read more

The Witches of Talpa

A New Mexico writer looks back on the the mysterious power of women in her neighborhood by Karen Vargas Last week, some vatos on a … Read more

What a Basket Can Hold

A Tohono O’odham contemporary basket weaver on facing the climate crisis by Terrol Dew Johnson, as told to Kimi Eisele We’ve noticed a lot of … Read more