ERIC Number: ED310961
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Folklife Annual, 1987.
Jabbour, Alan, Ed.; Hardin, James, Ed.
This annual publication is intended to promote the documentation and study of the folklife of the United States, to share the traditions, values, and activities of U.S. folk culture, and to serve as a national forum for the discussion of ideas and issues in folklore and folklife. The articles in this collection are: (1) "Eating in the Belly of the Elephant" (R. D. Abrahams), which delves into the differences between Afro-American folktales and European fairy tales; (2) "The Beau Geste: Shaping Private Rituals of Grief" (E. Brady); (3) "George Catlin and Karl Bodmer: Artists among the American Indians" (J. Gilreath); (4) "American Indian Powwow" (V. Brown and B. Toelken); (5) "Celebration: Native Events in Eastern Canada" (M. S. Cronk, et al.); (6) "Reverend C. L. Franklin: Black American Poet-Preacher" (J. T. Titon); (7) "John Henry Faulk: An Interview" (J. McNutt); (8) "The First Korean School of Silver Spring, Maryland" (L. Long); (9) "German-Russian Studies at Emmons Central High School, Strasburg, North Dakota" (T. J. Kloberdanz); (10) "The Hupa Indian Language School of Hoopa Valley, California" (L. Davis); and (11) "The Islamic School of Seattle, Seattle, Washington" (S. Dwyer-Shick). Many black and white and color photographs are included. (JB)
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indians, Black Culture, Canada Natives, Cultural Education, Folk Culture, Grief, Korean Americans, Painting (Visual Arts), Tales
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Books; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. American Folklife Center.