2 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Castillo, Nery"
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Making paper flowers

Making paper flowers

Date
1986-08-09
Description
Fifteen color slides. Xiomala Carmona and her daughter Ana learned paper craft in Santiago, Cuba while Nery Castillo and her daughter Vicia learned paper folding in Honduras. Nery was the sister-in-law to Xiomala. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
Collection
Xiomala Carmona & Nery Castillo demonstration for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Xiomala Carmona & Nery Castillo demonstration for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1986-08-09
Description
One audio cassette. Xiomala Carmona and her daughter Ana learned paper craft in Santiago, Cuba while Nery Castillo and her daughter Vicia learned paper folding in Honduras. Nery was the sister-in-law to Xiomala.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Making paper flowersMaking paper flowersStill ImageFieldwork
Latinos
Children
Paper art
Material culture
Decorative arts
Paper work
Paper flowers
Papier-mâché flowers
Craft
Weavers
Rug makers
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a_s1685_05_tape02Xiomala Carmona & Nery Castillo demonstration for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundField recordings
Cuban Americans
Honduran Americans
Children
Paper art
Art techniques
Decorative arts
Paper flowers
Papier mâché
Storytelling
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