Monthly Archives: October 2016

The 40 Million Dollar Appalachian Makeover

If given 40 million dollars I would invest in renewable energy. Renewable energy is the future. and it can solve multiple problems. Renewable energy can slowly, overtime, replace the coal industry which is destroying the region, and it can create … Continue reading

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Eller and Lewis Blog

“One important consequence of mining was that it did not open up the mountains. The isolation of the area went beyond just physical isolation; it now included social isolation. The inability of the indigenous population to cope with those representatives … Continue reading

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Old Crow Medicine Show rocks for a reason

In Bill Malone’s chapter in High Mountains Rising titles “Music” he states that, “No concept in American life has had a more magic appeal than Appalachian music,” (Malone 114). I have never thought about it deeply, and even if it may be … Continue reading

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