Much of the Washington region is comprised of people who moved here from across the country and around the world. Nowhere are their influences more apparent than in Northern Virginia. We explore historical migration patterns and the interplay of cultures in the Commonwealth. And we explore competing notions of identity across Virginia.


  • Jonathan Lohman Virginia State Folklorist; Program Director, Virginia Folklife Program

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