“Ranger Lore” Now Accessible to Public

In 2013, Björkman and Jon Kay of Traditional Arts Indiana were awarded the Archie Green Fellowship from the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. This fellowship is awarded each year to select projects dedicated to occupational folklore research. Björkman and Kay’s project, Ranger Lore: The Occupational Folklife of Parks, focuses on the lives … Continue reading “Ranger Lore” Now Accessible to Public

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Ranger Lore: The Occupational Folklife of Parks

Over the course of the last 20 years the Kentucky Folklife Program has collaborated with both National and State Parks on various projects and presentations and beginning this summer, KFP's relationship with the parks will take a new form. Kentucky Folklife Program Director, Brent Björkman and Traditional Art Indiana Director, Jon Kay have been awarded … Continue reading Ranger Lore: The Occupational Folklife of Parks