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Stories of Mountain Folk

This Weeks Program

Description for July 26, 2014

Storytelling: Amy’s story, “I Didn’t Know I Was Poor” takes you back to when she was a teenager in Cullowhee with a look at her observations of living in the mountains at that time in her life.  (Background music: “As the Deer” by David Bauer)

Creative Corner:  Doreyl continues her interview of Shirley Crisp from Stecoah; they talk about three generations of land clearing business.  (Music: “On the Sunny Banks” by Archie Watkins)

Stories of Mountain Folk: Amy talks with 96-year-old Bernice “Bud” Cowen Higdon, born on East Fork, who gives an overview of her life, sharing about her brothers & her work during WWII. (Music: “Down in Caroline”  by Balsam Range)

Stories of the Cherokee:  Shawn Crowe shares with us the lessons learned by the  Cherokee legend entitled “Why the Possum’s Tail is Bare.”  (Flute music by Matthew Tooni)

Down Another Road:  Judy continues her story about Maggie Lou Ellen Ducker Corn (1891-1985), her great aunt who has written about her life growing up in Arden.  (Music: “Singing My Song” byJulia Thompson)

Closing Song: “Just One More Day” by Dirk Powell & Tim O’Brien

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