Heritage Preservation by and for Locals

In previous posts (Exploring Authenticity  and The Urban Imaginary ) I’ve distinguished between cultural preservation and consumption designed mainly for tourists vs.  mainly for locals.  Here is a wonderful example of locally-generated heritage preservation that has spanned half a century, focussed on Appalachian culture.  Enjoy!

 

In The Mountains of Georgia

http://www.npr.org/2016/11/03/500279267/in-the-mountains-of-georgia-foxfire-students-keep-appalachian-culture-alive?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=202703

 

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