Musician and community
organizer in the Franco-
Martha Pellerin grew up in Barre
in a house full of music. When she saw
her cultural traditions slowly disappearing into mainstream American culture—
even within the Franco-American community—she became an active proponent of collecting and performing
the music of her childhood and connecting newer generations of Franco-Americans
to their cultural heritage.
Dedicated to the memory of Martha Pellerin.
Music courtesy of the Pellerin Drury family.
Interview conducted by the Vermont Folklife Center, Middlebury.
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