Voices Journal Volume 2017: 1-2
Edited by Todd DeGarmo
Articles In This Volume
The author provides a portrait of John N.B. Hewitt, who helped to preserve Tuscarora language and oral traditions.
Review essay of "The Poetry of Everyday Life" by Steve Zeitlin.
A book review of "Hear My Sad Story: The True Tales That Inspired Stagolee, John Henry, and Other Traditional American Folk Songs," by Richard Polenberg.
The author reflects on his cross-cultural Scottish and Sicilian family in text and paintings.
The 2016 "People's City Report Card," detailing both positive actions and threats to New York City places.
The author shares observations as a participant in a foodways presentation.
Long Island reidesnts share memories of storm and hurricanes.
Noted storyteller and pack basket maker, Bill Smith, grew up in an environment steeped in local oral tradition. He has become well known for his personal reminiscences, tall tales, poetry recitations, and ballads. This article chronicles his life and career on the occasion of his 80th birthday.
The author describes an encounter with a feline ghost.
An autobiographical treatise on the intersection of craft, tools, and music.
In this essay, poetry becomes a solace for a dying man.
Indigenous place names throughout New York State.
The Raquette River Dams Oral History Project documented the stories of people involved in or signifianctly affected by the construction of the hydroelectric dams and powerhouses along New York's Raquette River. The majority of the interviews were conducted with people who worked on the dams or powerhouses.