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The Americana Project was developed to inspire the creativity of young people, and to demonstrate the cultural and historical significance of American roots music and cultural expression. Through a curriculum integrating guitar instruction and the history of American music, students build a heightened awareness of the influences that help shape today's music and culture.

As a collaboration between the Sisters Folk Festival, Sisters School District and Creative Educational Resources, LLC, the Americana Project provides a forum for self-expression and community participation.

The Project started in Sisters, Oregon under the wing of the Sisters Folk Festival, and the program is now being replicated in schools in the Northwest and...

Visit the Americana Project's website.

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