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Dr. W. Russell Blake (Plymouth, MA)
W. Russell Blake (Project Director: January 1978 to present)

Lost Sky Lore of the Afro-American

To plan an interpretive multi-media program on the Afro-American sky lore tradition which will trace African cosmological concepts and legends through their transformation and persistence within Afro-American society via oral accounts, art motifs, songs and chants, beliefs and sermons, plantation lore, naval records, diaries, and literature.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Museums and Historical Organizations, Humanities Projects in

Public Programs

Total amounts:
$9,997 (approved)
$9,997 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1978 – 12/31/1978