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Apply for the 2015 Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program (TAAP)

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Oregon traditional artist Janet Komoto Taiko drumming. Photo credit to Douglas Manger.

The Oregon Folklife Network’s Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program (TAAP) call for applications is now open for 2015.

This program honors excellent master traditional artists and culture keepers and invites them to apply with apprentices from their own communities, Tribes, cultural, religious, or occupational group for a $3,000 stipend. The stipend pays masters to pass on their knowledge, skills, and expertise to an apprentice of great promise. Click here for the application or here for previous TAAP awardee profiles. Read on for more information about this year’s application.

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