Thinking like a Folklorist

Kitchen-table Remedios

A folklorist finds new ways to carry traditional knowledge into the future by Selina Morales Alexis is eight, and I am nine: Lela instructs us … Read more

Dancing like a Folklorist

Contemporary dancers in the borderlands learn the folklórico dance of Sonora Bronco Essay by Yvonne Montoya with photographs by Ammi Robles In the dusty dance … Read more

The Play’s the Thing  

Elevating heritage and folkways through theatricality by Marc David Pinate Four, ten-foot-tall giant puppets dressed in ornate gowns dance down Morley Avenue in Nogales, Arizona. … Read more

How to Build an Archive(s)

by Jamie A. Lee I came to archives, community archives, and the practices of community archiving through my work as a documentary filmmaker and oral … Read more

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