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Appalachian Heritage Writer-in-Residence : Web Resources and Multimedia 2015

Web Resources: Appalachia: Culture and Linguistics

Appalachia: The Region and its People

CSEGA: Marshall University's Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Gender in Appalachia

Appalachian Region Commission: government commission on Appalachia

Appalachian Trail Conservancy: home page of the Appalachian Trail

Foxfire.org:the group that creates the Foxfire books

Language

The dialect of the Appalachian People: online article from West Virginia History

Southern Appalachian English: website from the University of South Carolina on and about Appalachian English; check out the bibliography!

DARE Language Distribution Maps: in color, these are the "regions" of American English as compiled in the Dictionary of American English; here, also is a list of linguistic regions each state is part of.

Rosa Parks

Uploaded to Youtube on Jan 28,2013 by bio. (BIO.com)

Spiritual

Video of a sound-check in Toronto by Sweet Honey in the Rock about two years ago. The song, "Wade in the Water" is a traditional spiritual. For more information about spirituals, see the below link:

NegroSpirituals.com: A website with a list of songs that are identified as spirituals, along with history and other useful information about the genre.

Poetry

Poets.org: Website of the Academy of American Poets

Poetry.org

American History

Digital Collections from the Library of Congress: Browse historical collections on diverse topics, including African American History.

American Experience: Official website of the PBS history show; browse by topic, time period or simply watch the videos in order by air date.

National Museum of American History