2011 Folklife Festival

Educating Deaf Communities in Peace Corps Kenya

Peace Corps Kenya began in 1964 and remains one of the oldest Peace Corps programs in Africa. Over six thousand Peace Corps Volunteers have served the people of Kenya in meeting its development goals by providing expertise and training in various disciplines. In 1992, the … Continue reading Educating Deaf Communities in Peace Corps Kenya

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Medellín and Bogotá, Colombia

In early December, Cristina Díaz-Carrera and I eagerly travelled to Bogotá to witness and enjoy the re-staging of the Colombia: The Nature of Culture 2011 Smithsonian Folklife Festival program, which formed part of the renown Expo Artesanías Fair held annually at the Corferias Exposition Center. … Continue reading The Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Medellín and Bogotá, Colombia