American Morris Newsletter

Volume 26, Number 1
May, 2006

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 AMN, Vol. 26, No. 1, May 2006  ISSN: 1074-2689













Your beloved editors
Our thoughts 
Ah! California!
Reader's mail 
Letters, we got letters!
The 2006 California Ale
The Tropic'Ale, April, 2006 Audrey Goodman
Please join us in a true California moment... April, 2006, saw the clans gather in Malibu to celebrate the Glorious Art.
May Day in Toronto
Arise! Dammit! Laurie Cumming
...and speaking of the Glorious Art, visit Toronto this past May Day. 
Children and Morris
The Evolving Children's Morris in the U. S. Tony Barrand
Cecil Sharp's goal was to revive the singing and dancing of England by getting it in schools. Tony describes the progress so far...
The Ginger Ale Sean Smith
Every spring for the past 10 years, the Morris dance community has gotten a glimpse of its future, courtesy of the Ginger Ale, a Boston-based annual gathering of children's Morris and sword teams from New England.


From the U.K.
The Death of Nibs Matthews Charlie Corcoran
March 24th, 2006 marked the funeral services of the late Nibs Matthews, legendary bagman of the Morris Ring.
The Morris Team Directory
Hey! Add your team's information! Rich Holmes
Rich has developed an online team directory (and more) based on Wiki software. Have a look!

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