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It Still Lives: Season 2, Episode 1

It Still Lives: Season 2, Episode 1

After several requests, we’ve reposted this episode given the current climate. We want to encourage listeners to consider ways we can still support our neighbors and communities, even while...
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Bonus Episode: Mountain Music

Bonus Episode: Mountain Music

In response to “social distancing,” we are putting together some special bonus episodes of our podcast, “It Still Lives.” The first of these is a Foxfire playlist—we’ve...
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Hands-On Activities for Kids

Hands-On Activities for Kids

We know many of you have school-aged children at home who might be in need of activities to keep them engaged! Try some of these fun, hands-on activities inspired by our books and museum. For more...
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The Foxfire Museum App is LIVE!

The Foxfire Museum App is LIVE!

After over two years of behind-the-scenes work, we’ve finally launched our digital app! This project, made possible by a grant from the ARC, is intended to enhance a tour through the Foxfire...
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COVID-19 Oral History Project

COVID-19 Oral History Project

Foxfire COVID-19 Oral History Project As public historians and folklorists, we have a responsibility (and interest!) to capture history as it happens around us, and to engage the community in that...
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Community is needed to keep Foxfire aglow

Community is needed to keep Foxfire aglow

By any metric, the Foxfire program is one of the most successful examples of a student-led learning initiative anywhere at any time in history. No one, not the students themselves nor the teachers...
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It Still Lives: Season 2, Episode 3

It Still Lives: Season 2, Episode 3

We’ve received several requests over the past few months to feature midwives and granny women. In honor of women’s history month, we are featuring stories from women interviewed in the...
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It Still Lives: Season 2, Episode 2 Part 4

It Still Lives: Season 2, Episode 2 Part 4

In honor of Black History Month, this February we are releasing a special four-part series that highlights African American experiences in Southern Appalachia. Our fourth week features excerpts from...
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