General Description / Special Programs
The Firebird Foundation was founded in 1986 by George N. Appell and Laura W. R. Appell to document threatened oral literature and traditional ecological knowledge around the world. The Firebird Foundation provides Fellowships to enable anthropologists, linguists, and other scholars, as well as individuals or teams of local researchers in indigenous societies, to collect and preserve these unique oral traditions.
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Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 0
Internship Required 0
Grants Or Funding Applicants are encouraged to spend an extended period in the field and, where possible, to develop local teams of collectors to continue the work of recording these materials. For application details, visit
Program Details
Publications See organization website.
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Online Courses
Online Courses: 0
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 0
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0