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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.

A Look Back: ‘Clicking’ and ‘Clacking’ with Verna Mae

I thought this week I would share another article from Verna Mae Slone’s “Now and... [Read More]

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A Look Back: Childcare at the Settlement

Outside of regular schooling and programming, the Settlement has provided various kinds of childcare to... [Read More]

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A Look Back: Earl Palmer, Mountain Photographer

While organizing our archives I noticed that we had a number of prints from a... [Read More]

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A Look Back: Preparing for Fall with Verna Mae

Verna Mae Slone is a well-loved writer here at Hindman Settlement School.  You may know... [Read More]

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A Look Back: Autumn at Hindman

As the leaves begin to turn and the air gets crisper, I am reminded of... [Read More]

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A Look Back: Weaving at Hindman Settlement School

Appalachian arts and crafts have been an important part of settlement life since our founding.... [Read More]

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A Look Back: May Day

As we leave the month of May behind, I wanted to share some photographs from... [Read More]

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A Look Back: Folk Dancing on Troublesome Creek

There are many traditional mountain arts and crafts that you can still find today in... [Read More]

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A Look Back: Social Work in the Early Days of the Settlement

While going through the archives last week, I found an interesting binder of photographs from... [Read More]

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A Look Back: Curing Trachoma In The Mountains

Hindman Settlement School’s mission since its inception has not been to simply educate the people... [Read More]

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A Look Back: Scrapbooks and Photo Albums

Some of my favorite additions to the Hindman Settlement School Archives are the personal photo... [Read More]

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A Look Back: Rainy Days at Hindman

It has been a gloomy, wet week here on the Hindman Settlement School campus.  From... [Read More]

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