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ANT 224 Folklife in Modern America 4cr

The processes through which certain ethnic and cultural groups in America have maintained folk traditions in contemporary contexts are explored. Material such as stories, songs, regional architecture, religious rituals, and foodways are examined. Specific groups considered include Indians, rural whites, African-Americans, and two North Carolina subcultures-Waldensians and Moravians. Triad: Social Science