|Agnes Goudy Lopez|
"I know just from being. When I was young, I watched and watched the old people."
|Boua Xou Moua|
Shaman and player of the gaeng (bamboo wind pipes)
|Chiem Finh Liem Saechao|
"I am like a bilingual person—I can communicate with both earth and spirit worlds."
Traditional healer and maker of coronas and ceremonial objects
"We put our heart, our feelings in each stitch. We tell stories through our embroidery."
|Jeremias & Valeriana Bandwa|
"At weddings, if there is a newborn baby, anytime, that’s when we sing. I want my grandchildren to know their culture, Umbundu culture."
"My name is Tx'li-Wins, Tule Man. I make tule mats by request for medicine singings, funerals, giveaways, feasts and all traditional ceremonies."
|Maynard WhiteOwl Lavadour|
"I learned right from the elders on a daily basis. Now I have family that come and ask me about family history, Indian names, and traditional skills."