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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Menon, Prema, 1977-"
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Apprenticeships at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

Apprenticeships at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1991-05
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images. 1-5: Jamican tales: Lucille Fuller, Veta Plummer, Sophia Campbell; 6: Blues guitar: Tampa Blue, Joe Reiva, Michael Dodge; 7: Venezuelan harp: Jesus Rodriguez; 8-16: East Indian dance: Perema and Prya Menon; 17-18: Fiddling: Gerry Cox, Amy Cox, Bob Murphy; 19-36: Cuban dancing: Cayo Hueso Comparsa.
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East Indian dancer Nila Radhakrishnan and her apprentices dancing

East Indian dancer Nila Radhakrishnan and her apprentices dancing

Date
1990
Description
Seven black and white prints and two color prints. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
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East Indian dancers at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

East Indian dancers at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1991-05
Description
Two color slides. East Indian dancers performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival. A Dade City resident, Nila began learning East Indian dances at the age of five. Of the four main Indian dance styles, Nila performs in the bharata natyam style. The Menons were sisters from St. Petersburg who aprrenticed with Nila. During the apprenticeship, they learned the dance moves, the hand gestures, jewelry and clothing styles. May 1991.
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East Indian dancers Nila Radhakrishnan and her apprentices

East Indian dancers Nila Radhakrishnan and her apprentices

Date
1991-05
Description
95 color slides. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by first folklorist Peter Roller, then folklorist Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Indian dancer Nila Radhakrishnan teaching her apprentices

Indian dancer Nila Radhakrishnan teaching her apprentices

Date
1991-02
Description
Four proof sheets with 119 black and white images (plus negatives). Nila began learning East Indian dances at the age of five. Of the four main Indian dance styles, Nila performs in the bharata natyam style. Nila later went on to ebcome a medical doctor. The Menons were sisters from St. Petersburg. During the apprenticeship, they learned the dance moves, the hand gestures, jewelry and clothing styles. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
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Interview with Nila Radhakrishnan, Priya Menon, and Prema Menon for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Interview with Nila Radhakrishnan, Priya Menon, and Prema Menon for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Date
1991-02-10
Description
One audio cassette. Radhakrishnan and her apprentices discuss East Indian dance.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Apprenticeships at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalApprenticeships at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageApprentices
Performers
Guitarists
Guitar
String instruments
Folk dance
Fiddlers
Fiddles
Comparsa tradition
Folklore revival festivals
Arts, Cuban
Folk festivals
Storytellers
Guitarist
Harpists
Dancers
Musicians
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East Indian dancer Nila Radhakrishnan and her apprentices dancingEast Indian dancer Nila Radhakrishnan and her apprentices dancingStill ImageDancers
Fieldwork
Apprentices
Indian Americans
Teaching of folklore
Indian arts
Indian dance
Clothing and dress
Body movement
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East Indian dancers at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalEast Indian dancers at the 1991 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageDance
Folk dance
Indian Americans
Indian dance
Performing arts
Performers
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Dancers
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East Indian dancers Nila Radhakrishnan and her apprenticesEast Indian dancers Nila Radhakrishnan and her apprenticesStill ImageDancers
Fieldwork
Apprentices
Indian arts
Indian Americans
Indian dance
Clothing and dress
Body movement
Jewelry
Performing arts
Teaching of folklore
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Indian dancer Nila Radhakrishnan teaching her apprenticesIndian dancer Nila Radhakrishnan teaching her apprenticesStill ImageDancers
Fieldwork
Apprentices
Indian Americans
Indian dance
Indian arts
Teaching of folklore
Children
Clothing and dress
Body movement
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a_s1640_22_tape22Interview with Nila Radhakrishnan, Priya Menon, and Prema Menon for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship ProgramSoundField recordings
Apprentices
Interviews
Indian Americans
Indian arts
Indian dance
Body movement
Folk dance
Performing arts
Dancers
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