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Frank X Walker

Frank X Walker is a multidisciplinary artist and native of Kentucky. He is the co-founder of Affrilachian poets and the creator of the word Affrilachia (Relating to an African-American who lives in Appalachia.)

Randell Jones

Randell Jones, author and historian, is particularly inspired by the story of the Overmountain Men of 1780, their heroic campaign across the Appalachian Mountains, and unrelenting pursuit of British Major Patrick Ferguson for two weeks during the American Revolution.

Mark Mandeville and Raianne Richards

Folk musicians Mark Mandeville and Raianne Richards founded the Massachusetts Walking Tour, a nonprofit organization supporting arts and culture in the small towns of their home state of Massachusetts.