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Traditions in Michigan

There are many traditions to explore when doing a FOLKPATTERNS project. Read about a Michigan example of the traditions highlighted.

Anniversaries
Architecture
Art
Auctioneering
Autographs
Ballads
Barbeque
Barns
Basketmaking
Beekeeping
Birdhouses
Birthdays
Blacksmithing
Bluegrass
Boat building
Broom making
Cake decorating
Camp lore
Candy making
Carpentry
Carving
Celebrations
Cheers
Children's lore
Clothing
Collections
College lore
Computer folklore
Crafts
Customs
Dance
Dialects
Dowsing
Egg decorating
Embroidery
Epitaphs
Fairs
Family Traditions
Festivals
Fiestas
Fishing
Foodways
Games
Gardens
Ghost stories
Gift giving
Gospel
Graffiti
Gravemarkers
Hair styling
Halloween
Herbal lore
Homecomings
Holidays
Horseshoeing
Humor
Hunting
Jokes
Local legends
Low Riders
Lullabies
Lure making
Maple syrup
Mariachi
Medicine
Midsummer
Murals
Music
Naming customs
Pigeon racing
Pow wows
Pranks
Prom
Proverbs
Quillwork
Quilt making
Quinceañeras
Rap
Riddles
Salsa
Sayings
Scarecrows
Slang
Songs
Stone carving
Storytelling
Tatting
Textiles
Toys
Traditional healing
Trapping
Urban legends
Weatherlore
Weaving
Wedding cakes
Weddings
Woodcarving
Valentines
Xeroxlore
Yard Art
Yuletide greetings