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Wisconsin Folklife: A Celebration of Wisconsin Traditions Richard March

Wisconsin Folklife: A Celebration of Wisconsin Traditions

Richard March

Published December 11th 1998
ISBN : 9781882280025
Paperback
64 pages
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This lively and colorfully illustrated book documents Wisconsin folk traditions in the 1990s: building Harley motorcycles and Ojibwe birch bark canoes- gatherings at neighborhood taverns, polka dances, the Mexican neighborhood store, or theMoreThis lively and colorfully illustrated book documents Wisconsin folk traditions in the 1990s: building Harley motorcycles and Ojibwe birch bark canoes- gatherings at neighborhood taverns, polka dances, the Mexican neighborhood store, or the sturgeon-spearing shanties on Lake Winnebago- working on a dairy farm or at a lakeside fish market- brokering a Hmong marriage or restoring the Dickeyville Grotto- and cheeseheads tailgating at Lambeau field before a Green Bay Packers football game.Written for a general readership by folklorists, cultural anthropologists, and historians, this book resulted from the Wisconsin Folklife Festivals staged by the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., and  by the Wisconsin Arts Board in Madison, Wisconsin, in honor of the 1998 Wisconsin Sesquicentennial.