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Folk Heritage Award

The Folk Heritage Award recognizes a New Hampshire traditional folk artist who has made a significant contribution to his or her art form and the cultural community, reflecting a lifetime of achievement. Traditional art forms are those art forms, passed informally from generation to generation, that reflect the culture of a particular community defined by ethnic heritage, occupational, religious, geographic, or familial groups.

  • 2015 - Ann Winterling, rug hooker
  • 2013 - Barbara Fisher, rug braider
  • 2011 - Sylvia Miskoe, Scottish & New England Contra Dance Music: Accordion
  • 2007 - Harvey Tolman, New England Contra Dance & Cape Breton Fiddler
  • 2005 - Claude Smead, basketmaker
  • 2003 - Ellis Hatch, Jr., fly tier
  • 2001 - Dudley Laufman, Old Time Barn & Square Dance Fiddler & Caller
  • 1999 - Larry & Henry Riendeau, Franco-American Duet: Fiddle & Guitar
  • 1997 - Bob McQuillen, Contra Dance Piano & Accordion Player
  • 1995 - Newt Washburn, basketmaker

Last updated: September 10, 2015

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