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FA-10856-74

George H. List
Indiana University, Bloomington (Bloomington, IN 47405-7000)

Folk Music and Folk Poetry in the Village of Evitar, Columbia

To study the folk music and folk poetry of Evitar, a village representative of the folk culture of the Caribbean coastal region of Columbia. To describe and interpret a rich folk culture which has been little studied and which is now rapidly disintegrating. The inhabitants of Evitar possess only a modicum of literaracy. Folklore has thus formed their principal means of recreation and self expression. The song text recorded, in particular, vividly portray the common attitudes and aspirationsof the members of this community.

Project fields:
Folklore and Folklife

Program:
Fellowships for University Teachers

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$18,000 (approved)
$18,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1974 – 8/31/1975