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Welcome to our news hub for all things Appalachia. You’ll find a little bit of everything here, from articles about dyslexia and student success stories to gardening tips, folk music and craft tidbits, campus updates, and more.

Archives Blog: Ann Cobb & Friends

Looking through the materials in the archives here at the Settlement School, I often think... [Read More]

Written By Nicole Musgrave

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Traditional Arts Program Applies Arts Connect All, Part I

For the 2019-2020 school year, Hindman Settlement School received an Arts Connect All contract from... [Read More]

Written By Sam Gleaves

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Summary of Dumplin’s and Dancin’ 2019

I sit here at my desk, staring at Uncle Sol’s cabin wall, thinking of the... [Read More]

Written By Jason Brashear

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A Look Back: Hunting

     This past week, I had the joy of coordinating an artist residency at... [Read More]

Written By Nicole Musgrave

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HSS After-School Tutoring Programs Update

     Did you know that Hindman Settlement School has after-school tutoring?! These programs span... [Read More]

Written By Ola Pigman

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Introducing Our New Community Lunches & Dinners

September 2019 has met us here at Hindman Settlement School with many happenings and events,... [Read More]

Written By Austyn Caudill

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Hindman Elementary Students Treated to Five-Day Artist Residency

     Students in Scott Evans’ eighth-grade Science classes at Hindman Elementary School had an... [Read More]

Written By Sam Gleaves

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A Look Back: 1969/1970 School Year

  With the 2019/2020 school year underway, I thought it’d be fun to look back... [Read More]

Written By Nicole Musgrave

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Celebrating Thomas Merton

Thomas Merton is arguably one of the most influential American writers of the 20th century.... [Read More]

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Teaching Traditional Arts

As autumn slowly brings its changes to our surroundings here on Troublesome Creek, the Traditional... [Read More]

Written By Sam Gleaves

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Announcing Fireside Industries, A New Source for Appalachian Literature

The University Press of Kentucky is this year celebrating its 75th anniversary. In this time, UPK has served the Commonwealth tirelessly, publishing works of scholarship... [Read More]

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Hindman and Bread Loaf

Hindman Settlement School has always been about transformation in the lives of people who call... [Read More]

Written By Brent D. Hutchinson

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