We are back from a short break with our first episode of season 2! Join us as we talk about the Flu Epidemic of 1918. This global pandemic had devastating effects, even in the mountains of Appalachia. Listen to clips from contacts Ethel Corn, Lawton Brooks, and Harriet Echols. 

The holiday season is upon us! During the month of December, hosts Kami Ahrens and TJ Smith introduce you to a unique Appalachian Christmas tradition: serenading. On Christmas Eve, groups of teenagers and adults would sneak up to homes and make a racket - sometimes even using firearms! Listen to accounts from Lawton Brooks, Ernest Watts, Burma Patterson, and Mary Carpenter about their experiences serenading.

This week we are releasing part 2 of our folk medicine episode. Part 2 features interviews from Flora Youngblood, Ronda Reno, Kenny Runion, and Patricia Kyritsi Howell. Hosts Kami Ahrens and TJ Smith delved deeper into folk medicine and the rich traditions of Southern Appalachia by focusing on plant uses and how medicine has changed over time.

We are back with another full-length podcast episode for you all! This month, we feature interviews related to folk medicine practices in Southern Appalachia. Hosts Kami Ahrens and TJ Smith introduce you to folk medicine and the rich traditions of Southern Appalachia by focusing on faith healing and home remedies.

For the month of October, It Still Lives  is bringing you spooky tales of the supernatural from right here in Rabun County, Georgia. Join us for tales about witches, haints, and jack-o-lanterns! Our final week features an excerpt from storyteller Mary Carpenter from Scaly Mountain, North Carolina.

For the month of October, It Still Lives  is bringing you spooky tales of the supernatural from right here in Rabun County, Georgia. Join us each week from now until October 29th for tales about witches, haints, and jack-o-lanterns! This week features an excerpt from storyteller Ethel Corn of Dillard, Georgia. 

For the month of October, It Still Lives is bringing you spooky tales of the supernatural from right here in Rabun County, Georgia. Join us each week from now until October 29th for tales about witches, haints, and jack-o-lanterns! This week features an excerpt from storyteller Don Patterson of Hiawassee, Georgia.

For the month of October, It Still Lives is bringing you spooky tales of the supernatural from right here in Rabun County, Georgia. Join us each week from now until October 29th for tales about witches, haints, and jack-o-lanterns! This week features an excerpt from storyteller Don Patterson of Hiawassee, Georgia.

This month we sit down with PhD candidate and climate researcher Dylan Harris. Dylan joined us at the end of August to host a storytelling and climate conference at Foxfire. This event explored climate-based narratives, and drew on the experiences of climate researchers, geographers, and storytellers from Appalachia and Alaska.

This episode is a recap of Executive Director and podcast co-host TJ Smith's recent trip to China. Sponsored by the American Folklore Society, TJ had the opportunity to spend 10 days exploring folkways in Guangzhou as a representative of Foxfire. 

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