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Contents Acknowledgments ix Introduction: Folklore and the Expressive Lives of Elders / Jon Kay 1 Part I. Observations on Folklore and Aging 1 Boot Lasts and Basket Lists: Joe Patrickus’s Customized Art and Life / Lisa L. Higgins 27 2 Aging with Grace and Power: A Puerto Rican Healer’s Story / Selina Morales 42 3 Fieldworker in the Cane: A Puerto Rican Life History in Wood and Words / Julián Antonio Carrillo 55 4 The Role of Traditional Arts in Identity Creation in the Lives of Elders / Patricia A. Atkinson 80 5 “I Don’t Have Time to Be Bored”: Creativity of a Senior Weaver / Yvonne R. Lockwood 95 6 Still Working: Performing Productivity through Gardening and Home Canning / Danille Elise Christensen 106 7 Quilts and Aging / Clare Luz and Marsha MacDowell 138 8 Curating Time’s Body: Elders as Stewards of Historical Sensibility / Mary Hufford 153 viii | Contents Part II. Folklife and Creative Aging Programs 9 Elderhood Arts / Kathleen Mundell 175 10 Dancing Chairs and Mythic Trees: The Power of Folk Arts in Creative Aging, Health, and Wellness / Troyd Geist 186 Index 205 ...

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ISBN
9780253037091
MARC Record
OCLC
1016693886
Pages
240
Launched on MUSE
2018-11-08
Language
English
Open Access
No
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