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Tina Bucuvalas, American folklorist. Member American Folklore Society, Florida Folklore Society.

Background

Bucuvalas, Tina was born on February 18, 1951 in Berwyn, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Theodore and Lorraine Bucuvalas.

Education

Bachelor, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1973;Master of Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1976;Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, 1986.

Career

Curator History Museum Southern Florida, Miami, 1986-1991. Freelance folklorist Maine, Florida, Washington, 1991-1995. Folklorist Florida Division History Resources, Tallahassee, since 1996.

Board directors Cultural Resources Inc. Consultant Maine Indian Basketmakers, Portland Performing Arts.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Introduction to Arkansas Folklore: A Teacher-Student Guide, 1986, Native American Foodways and Recipes: Hopi, Navajo, Hualapai, Laguna, 1986. South Florida Folk Arts: A Teacher Guide, 1988, (with Peggy A. Bulgher and Stetson Kennedy) South Florida Folklife, 1994.

Membership

Member American Folklore Society, Florida Folklore Society.

Connections

Married Charles A. Curran, May, 1987. Children: Alexandra, Chloe.

father:
Theodore Bucuvalas

mother:
Lorraine Bucuvalas

spouse:
Charles A. Curran

child:
Alexandra Bucuvalas

child:
Chloe Bucuvalas