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BorderLore E-Newsletter Archives
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  • Past Issues: Brief Content Descriptions
  • January 2017 SFA BorderLore Newsletter
  • Includes Culture and Social Change; Sweet Exchanges: How a New Volunteer Network is Welcoming Refugees to Tucson; Rod Ambrose, Talking Drum Performance Studio Network; Tucson’s Death Café Invites Conversations about the Inevitable; January 2017 News and Resources Roundup
  • December 2016 SFA BorderLore Newsletter
  • Includes Eating with Abundance of Heart and Purpose; A Tucson Pastorela: Borderlands Theater Offers Decades of Holiday Irreverence; Chanukah: The Triumph of Light and Tradition; Las Posadas; Lost and Found; and December 2016 News and Resources Roundup
  • October 2016 SFA BorderLore Newsletter
  • Includes Costume and Cultural Appropriation; Spit and Sewing Needles: The Art of Handmade Costumes; Outfitting the Cycle of Life: Nadia Hagen Addresses Ritual and Spectacle in the All Souls’ Procession; Doll-Sized Geography: Gayle Castañeda’s Museum of Ethnic Costume; and October 2016 News and Resources Roundup.
  • September 2016 SFA BorderLore Newsletter
  • Includes Threads of Culture, Bonyang Michaels: The Folk Art of Laotian Weaving; Food Vendor, Guadalupe Pulido: Los Chiquilines Aguas Frescas; City of Gastronomy Kitchen Stadium, Cynthia Smith: A Demonstration of Fermentation; Dancing for Ancestors: Tucson’s Taiko Drummers Return to Traditional Roots; An Herbalist on Every Corner, John Slattery: Medicinal Plants of the Southwest; and September 2016 News and Resources Roundup
  • July/August 2016 SFA BorderLore Newsletter
  • Includes Historias from Ojo del Padre, New Mexico: An Interview with Nasario Garcia; Sweet, Sour, and Spice in the Ice; Restoring a Sacred Seed and its Name: Chimayó; From the Outside In: Originate’s Natural Building Materials; and July-August 2016 News and Resource Roundup.
  • June 2016 SFA BorderLore Newsletter
  • Includes At the Iftar Table, Spaces for the Public, Learning to Live in the Desert, Mapping Q, and June 2016 News & Resources Roundup
  • May 2016 SFA BorderLore Newsletter
  • Includes Written Words, As Instruments; Crossed Out? A New Attack on Our Roadside Memorials; Lifeways, In Wood; The Melody in Personal Stories; The Culture of Bees; Voices Not Forgotten; and May 2016 News Roundup.
  • April 2016 SFA BorderLore Newsletter
  • Includes Farm, Taste, Place; Enduring Trees; Cultivating Compost and Culture; It's Immersive; New Mexico in Arizona; and April 2016 News Roundup.
  • March 2016 SFA BorderLore Newsletter
  • Includes The Architecture of the Japanese Tea Ceremony; Mosaic and Community Storytelling; Treasure Keepers Conserve Heritage Objects; Cow Country Graves; Streets as Intersection of Community; and March 2016 News Roundup
  • February 2016 SFA BorderLore Newsletter
  • Includes Homegrown Revolution: Creative, Culinary City; Heard: Code-Switching and Bilingual Identity in Poetry; The African-American Grave Markers of McNary; Cowboy and Cowtown -- Keeylocko; The Desert's Scent; Strings Touch, and Music Makes Community; and February 2016 News Roundup
  • January 2016 SFA BorderLore Newsletter
  • Includes Documenting Self-Taught Artistic Expression; Documenting Self-Taught Artistic Expression; Archiving in the Digital; Beyond Buildings: Historic Preservation; Master-Apprentice: The Role of Practice; Herbs Preserve Well Being; and January 2016 News Roundup.
  • October/November 2015 SFA BorderLore Newsletter
  • Includes Deconstructing Politics and Memorial Practice in the Borderlands; Honoring the (Unremembered) Homeless; San Rafael Foodways Stories; The Documentary’s Capacity for Memory; Gourd Rattle, Connector of Native American Tradition; and November News Roundup.
  • September 2015 SFA BorderLore Newsletter
  • August 2015 SFA BorderLore Newsletter
  • Democracy issue includes: UNESCO: Advancing Culture, Safeguarding Heritage; Imagining Democracy; National Endowment for the Arts: Neighborhoods and Festivals Report; Performance in the Borderlands: Position in Democracy's Dialogue; Foodways as Tools of Empowerment; Owl & Panther Cultivates Resilience; August News Roundup
  • June 2015 SFA BorderLore Newsletter
  • Mapped: Issue includes Tools Preserve Place; Rooted in the Past; The Possibilities of Personal Geographies; Foods to Navigate Home; Art, Culture & Pinpointing Place; and June News Roundup.
  • April/May 2015 SFA BorderLore Newsletter
  • Special "End of Life" Edition. Articles include: Continuum Introduction; Continuum Framework; Ethnic and Folklife Communities, End of Life Reports; Practical and Spiritual Components in End of Life; Creative Expressions; End Notes; and Continuum's End of Life Resources Listing
  • March 2015 SFA BorderLore Newsletter
  • Articles in this issue include: Marketplace Becomes Folkway; Museums Revisioned, Connecting Culture; Learning's Savory Spirit; Celebrating Panza (the Belly); Dance & Share Culture; and March 2015 News and Resources Roundup.
  • February 2015 SFA BorderLore Newsletter
  • Articles in this issue include: Oral Tradition, Desert Balladeer; Cochise County Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering: Rhyme on the Range; La Fiesta de los Vaqueros®: Buck-boards, Round-Ups and Ponies; Rawhide Arts; Arizona Cowbelles: Beef and Cattle Women Heritage; and February 2015 News and Resources Roundup
  • January 2015 SFA BorderLore Newsletter
  • Articles in this issue include: Sonora Stories, Breaking Bread, Knit and Tell, On with the Show, Pow Wow Stories: Celebrations in Song, Dance & Regalia, and In Brief
  • December 2014 Southwest Folklife Alliance BorderLore Newsletter
  • Articles in this issue include: When Drums Express the Abundance of Heart; A Maestro's Gift: Banderolas Tradition; Heritage and Dance Connect Community; Savor Tasty Treasures; Field School as Hands-on Culture; Aiding the Rio Sonora; Winter Stories; In Brief
  • October 2014 TMY BorderLore Newsletter
  • Articles in this issue include: Field Notes: TMY from a Folklorist's Eye, Self Expression and the "Belly" Dance; Art, Tradition: A Walker's Staff; The Makings of a TMY Food Booth; Greening of Folklife; Barrio Bici in TMY's Cultural Kitchen; Hopi Demonstrations Reflect the Power of Tradition
  • September 2014 TMY BorderLore Newsletter
  • Articles in this issue include: What Is Your Folklife? Brewing the Bitters of Tradition, Big Melodies: Folk Anthems, Tradition and Mitzvah: Hear the Shofar, The Bounty of Rebuilding, Fairytales: Larger-than-Life Traditions and News in Brief
  • August 2014 TMY BorderLore Newsletter
  • Articles include: Festival Authenticity, Art Illuminates Faith, Culinary Connections, Authentic and Ancient Sounds, How Does Your Garden Grow, Record Rod: Tales of Truth Enscribed, and News in Brief
  • June 2014 TMY BorderLore Newsletter
  • Articles include Studying Sonora; Chubasco Churns; Our Storied Waters; Desert Food Forest; The Big Drums; Boats and Tamales
  • May 2014 TMY BorderLore Newsletter
  • Articles include: A Legacy Pinned; Cooking as Ceremony; Staple of Life; Misa Panamericana; Rites and Ribbons; Ritual and Artful Expression
  • April 2014 TMY BorderLore Newsletter
  • Articles include: Walls That Talk; La Tusa, the Tattoo Mural; Motorized Cruising Culture; Writing Folklife in Mehndi; Arizona's Letterpress Legacy; Chalk Narratives, Altered Streetscape
  • March 2014 TMY BorderLore Newsletter
  • Articles include: Shaping Sticks, Traditions of Toka; Ancestors and Artifacts; Spring Blooms at Mission Garden; Pysanka Eggs (Paska Blessings); Deliverance (Passover); Adornment in African-American Tradition; Polks and Bread
  • September 2013 TMY BorderLore Newsletter
  • Articles include: Will the Circle Be Unbroken; Culinary Conversations; Start the Music; Artistic, Everyday Souls; More About Tucson Meet Yourself 2013
  • August 2013 TMY BorderLore Newsletter
  • Articles include: Wild Critters and a Chorus of Culture; Padre Kino's Legacy Lives in Wild Lands, Mission Garden; Cultural Song and Dance in a Musical Town; Music Transcending Borders; Meet CyraCom - a TMY Sponsor that Lets you Speak 200 Languages within Seconds; and TMY Headlines
  • July 2013 TMY BorderLore Newsletter
  • Articles include: TMY Storyteller and Her Million Stories; Ceremony, Community, Scrapbooks and Service; Did You See Her? Art as Pathway to Prayer; and Designs of Faith
  • June 2013 TMY BorderLore Newsletter
  • Articles include: Sonora as Cultural Classroom Field School Experiences Shape Life; Traditional Ways, Indigenous Water; Edible Foods Manifesto: Spinning a Regional Approach to Slow Food; In the TMY Cultural Kitchen: Cooking up Traditions of Good Eats & Entrepreneurship; Monsoon Blessings, Memories Worth Preserving
  • May 2013 TMY BorderLore Newsletter
  • Articles include: Multicultural Play -- It's a Wild Refuge; Traditions Honor Boys and Girls; Rolling History Revisited, with Dragons; The Sweet Tooth Does Not Disappoint; Meet the TMY Staff; and TMY Field School
  • December 2012 TMY BorderLore Newsletter
  • Articles include: Arte de La Vida Comes to Tucson; Pastorela; Grandma's Gorditas; Kalina Russian Restaurant; and Tucson Meet Your ... Birds?
  • October 2012 TMY BorderLore Newsletter
  • Articles include: Countdown to TMY Tradition: Q&A With Maribel Alvarez, Ph.D.; Kidlore Spolights Play: Q&A With Kimi Eisele; GREEN is The TMY Color: Q&A With Mia Hansen; and Wild & Wonderful Carnival! Q&A with Richard Noel
  • TMY BorderLore Newsletter (August-September 2012 )
  • Topics Include: Birthday Cake! Celebrating Our City by Dr. Jim Griffith; Mission Gardens Honors the Ancient; A Border's Bounty: Connecting Food Systems, Advocacy and Tradition; Stitching Folklore: Quilts for Cause; and The Road to Green Chile -- El Camino de Chile Verde by Emily Velde Elías
  • TMY BorderLore Newsletter (July 2012 )
  • The Monsoon Edition. Topics Include: Waterlore - Lake Elmira by Jim Griffith; My First Monsoon by Patricia Espinosa-Artiles; Rolling History Bus; Indian Summer Foods; Part 2 of Meaning of Quinceanera; and More.
  • TMY BorderLore Newsletter (MAY-JUNE 2012)
  • Topics Include: Cambodian wedding; The Meaning of Quinceanera; Fermenting; Interview with Field School photography instructor Therese Perreault.
  • TMY BorderLore Newsletter (APRIL 2012)
  • Topics Include: Roadside Gallery by Jim Griffith; interview with Field School writing instructor Regina Kelly.
  • TMY BorderLore Newsletter (MARCH 2012)
  • Topics include: Merger of BorderLore with TMY; Gustavo Arellano "Ask a Mexican" Columnist special event; Strategic Changes at TMY; Mesquite Tortillas and Sabores Sin Fronteras.
  • BorderLore JANUARY 2009
  • ----The Chiltepin Edition
  • BorderLore DECEMBER 2008
  • ----The Pastorela Edition
  • BorderLore NOVEMBER 2008
  • ----The Mono Bichi Edition
  • BorderLore SEPTEMBER 2008
  • ----The Mural Edition
  • BorderLore JUNE 2008
  • ----The Pan Dulce Edition
 

 

 

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