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Alexandra Swaney, 1944–2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Rosalind V. Rini Larson
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Alexandra Swaney, a renowned public folklorist, writer, musician, and advocate, has died at the age of 73.

Her major career achievements include contributing to the founding of Second Story Cinema in Helena, Montana; helping to create the Montana Artists Refuge in Basin; helping ensure residencies for Native American artists; and helping to establish the annual Montana Folklife Festival in Butte in her role as the Folklife Director at the Montana Arts Council. 

An obituary was published on the Independent Record website.

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