Ziying Zhao, a guqin performer in the United States, is a member of The Global Outstanding Chinese Artists Association and the World Chinese Musicians Association. Praised for her talent, a guqin educator from the Tianjin Conservatory of Music once remarked, “She must have been a guqin artist in her previous…
Traditional Mexican medicine and birth work
Jewish Oud Music
Pit River Nation Cradleboard Basketry
Shiwaya Peck, a member of the Maidu tribe of modern-day Plumas County, has been weaving baskets for nearly sixty years.  She learned as a child from her grandmother, Nellie Peck, and her aunt, the renowned weaver and elder Lily Baker. As a master artist in ACTA’s…
Multicultural arts and culture
Mountain Maidu basketry
Music education
Western saddle making
Japanese taiko