Folklife

PUBLIC FOLKLORE PROJECTS BUILT BY THE NATION

 

1) K12 FOLKLIFE EDUCATION AND CURRICULUM

It's not how pretty a song is but what good a song does ~ Woody Guthrie

 

2) NCFR NATIONAL CHILDRENS FOLKSONG REPOSITORY 
 

INTEGRATE: #FOLKLIFE  #TECHNOLOGY/ #PLAY  #HEALTH  #MUSIC  #LITERACY  #ORAL CULTURE

  • COLLECT VIDEO OF CHILDREN'S PLAYGROUND CHANTS, PLAY PARTIES, AND CLAP PATTERN SONGS from the school yard, back yard, neighborhood playground, shopping mall, anywhere you see it.

  • COLLECT OUR AMERICAN VERNACULAR SONGS

  • PRESERVE OUR ORAL CULTURE

  • HELP PROTECT CHILDREN'S INDIGENOUS PLAYGROUND  CULTURE

  • BE A PATRIOT SAVE OUR HISTORY

USE THE  STORYMAP  to upload your video of children singing and chanting their playgound songs.

  • Capture the video 
  • go to Storymap
  • Show us your school, playground, or street on the map 
  • Upload your video,
  • Add your audio text and captions in panels that you can place anywhere on the map.
  • Tell your family's story  let Grandma sing Miss Mary Mack for you the way she used to do it !

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