The Vermont Folklife Center’s Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program has been focused on helping Vermont’s immigrant communities preserve the traditions of their home countries. For one Congolese man, that’s meant teaching young people the dance and music of their native culture
Basket maker, Jeanne Brink is co-author of A Western Abenaki Language Guide and she gives talks and workshops on Abenaki culture. She also was one of the first apprentices in the The
Vermont Folklife Center’s Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program.
Heather Milne Richie, an apprentice stonecutter in the Vermont Folklife Center’s "Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program," is currently working on a public sculpture commissioned by the city of Barre.
A new report says report it’s likely that by the second anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene in August,
much of the recovery work will be finished and the focus will shift to
preparing for the next disaster.
Northrop devoted his life to support a variety of Vermont institutions.
He was best known for his efforts to protect the Long Trail. Northrup
hiked the trail end to end many times over the years, most notably in 2001 at
the age of 80. Northrup
died this weekend at his home in Underhill.
He was 92.