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Devesh Chandra plays and discusses traditional Indian music. 

Community: 
New York Folklore
Traditions: 

Music

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Nariman Asanov performs the Crimean Tatar melody "Balaklava” with accompaniment by Patrick Farrell on accordion and Lenur Mamutov on percussion at the Ukrainian Museum in Manhattan, May 10, 2017.

Traditions: 

Music

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This video contains excerpts of workshops given during a two weekend series of performing arts of India, as represented in the Westchester Indian community

Community: 
Arts Westchester
Traditions: 

Dance

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The song, Chedoe, performed by Salieu Suso, is like poetry and story that is created by the Jali but it is informed by the community. As a djeli or griot, I am equal part oral historian, poet, storyteller, and musician.  My art is found in the music, the story being told, the syncopation between voice, and Kora, and the ability to keep the audience engaged and participate.

Traditions: 

Ritual

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Music

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Iconography at Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Church in Albany, New Yok by Efthimios Altin Stoja. Efthimios began working at Saint Sophia Church in 2006 

Community: 
New York Folklore
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Material Culture

Belief

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The video documents the creation of a Oaxacan sand painting by Antonio Cruz Zavaleta, for Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead celebration on November 1, 2019, held at the Orleans County YMCA, Medina NY. 

Community: 
GO Art
Traditions: 

Ritual

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Material Culture

Belief

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Doug Bathke carving a sign for the Hall of Honors at North Tonawanda High School, in North Tonawanda, New York: a city with a long history and association with lumber.

Traditions: 

Material Culture

The Chankas of Perú perform the legendary danza de las tijeras (scissors dance), an ancient, highly acrobatic indigenous ritual dance from the southern Andes of Perú. 

Community: 
Arts Westchester
Traditions: 

Dance

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The NY Ghanaian Dance & Drum Unity Ensemble performs Kete Ashanti royal court music as part of the City of Mount Vernon and ArtsWestchester's program "An Eveneing of West African Dance and Drumming." 

Community: 
Arts Westchester
Traditions: 

Music

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Chief Tom Porter of Akwesasne, Iroquois Mohawk community in northern NY, tells (an abbreviated version of) the traditional longhouse story of "The Three Sisters." The story is about the importance of corn, beans, and squash as staple foods and includes the origin story of these "three sister" foods themselves and how they were determined to be the most prominent of all foods. Porter also talks about traditional preparations of corn and related foods.

Traditions: 

Ritual

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Foodways

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The Ferry Reel by Alice Clemens 

Traditions: 

Music

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This interview clip features TAUNY Heritage Award Winner and New York State champion fiddler Don Woodcock of Kendrew Corners in St. Lawrence County, northern New York. In the midst of teaching me tunes to play at the Old-time Fiddlers' Gathering that weekend in Watkins Glen, NY, Woodcock demonstrates some singing dance calls that were popular in the past, along with some fiddle tune variations that show how tunes are played differently in different parts of the region and beyond.

Traditions: 

Music

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