Celebrating Heritage, Changing Lives

We are improving lives by addressing critical issues surrounding literacy, food insecurity, and access to traditional arts.

MEETING THE CHANGING NEEDS OF Central Appalachia

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Honoring the past, improving the present, and planning for the future of central Appalachia.

Since our founding in 1902, Hindman Settlement School has evolved to meet the changing needs of the region. The Settlement’s work today includes education and service programs that address the critical needs of youth and families while promoting the rich traditional arts of Appalachia.

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With the writers back at their homes, we bring pictures from the Ironwood cosplay! Everyone prepared costumes and we handed out awards to the most detailed, most deadly, most colorful, and most cuddly. Spiderman even showed up. Needless to say, everyone had a blast! See MoreSee Less

Everyone had a great time dancing to the sweet, funky music of Ben Townsend and T-Claw’s lively calling at Hindman Settlement School’s Disco Square Dance! Everyone swung their partner round and round during this fast-paced night filled with snacks, laughs, and a disco ball🕺💃 See MoreSee Less

Yesterday Ironwood and the Dyslexia summer participants got to get up close and personal with some of the most beautiful raptors Kentucky has to offer! Mitch Whitaker from Letcher County Extension Office came by to teach everyone about the fierce birds that patrol our skies. See MoreSee Less

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Mitch does such a great job.

Mitchum Whitaker is so dang cool and the biggest sweetheart ❤️❤️ those are some really lucky kids

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Come on down to the DISCO SQUARE DANCE at Hindman Settlement School. Get down to disco music while enjoying an Appalachian shin-dig! It starts tomorrow night at 6:30 p.m. and goes until 8:00p.m. Be there or be SQUARE!

Come on down to the DISCO SQUARE DANCE at Hindman Settlement School. Get down to disco music while enjoying an Appalachian shin-dig! It starts tomorrow night at 6:30 p.m. and goes until 8:00p.m. Be there or be SQUARE! See MoreSee Less

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If you wish to save your relationship! then i recommend you to contact dr oguna. he helped me restore my broken relationship after some year's of hectic seperation between me and my husband. I found him online love forum and affair on how he helped 2 lovers who were going through difficulties in their relationships. You can reach via :https://www.facebook.com/drogunathepowerfulspellcaster/

Timeline photosAt Hindman Settlement School we celebrate Pride Month and LGBTQ+ people, especially on a day like today. Hindman has a long history of being welcoming to everyone. We always want our campus to be a safe, affirming, and an engaging space. Keeping this mindset at the forefront of everything we do is especially important when serving marginalized communities. We fully support our LGBTQ+ employees, friends, colleagues, and neighbors. EVERYONE is welcome at Hindman. Happy Pride month! See MoreSee Less

Were thrilled to share that Silas House, our colleague, friend, and editor of the Settlements Fireside Industries literary imprint, has been recognized with the prestigious Duggins Prize from Lambda Literary. Join all of us here at Hindman in sending our congratulations on this most deserved honor!

We’re thrilled to share that Silas House, our colleague, friend, and editor of the Settlement’s Fireside Industries literary imprint, has been recognized with the prestigious Duggins Prize from Lambda Literary. Join all of us here at Hindman in sending our congratulations on this most deserved honor!I am so honored to be a winner of this year’s Duggins Prize, the largest award for an LGBT writer in the nation. I am thankful to Lambda Literary for seeing my work and to previous winners such as Dorothy Allison and Jim Grimsley for holding a light on the path for me and others. You can read the award citation, my interview, and see my acceptance speech at the link.

lambdaliterary.org/2022/06/vi-khi-nao-and-silas-house-win-2022-jim-duggins-phd-outstanding-mid-ca…
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Congratulations, Silas! What a wonderful and well-deserved honor for you and your work.

Congratulations, Silas! This is a huge honor and well-deserved!

Congratulations, Silas!

Congratulations Silas😊

Congratulations!!

🎉🎉 Yes!!!

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Last chance to sign up for Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle’s class "Make Your Move: Novel Drivers!" Class begins May 5th, sign up at hindmanmakery.org! See MoreSee Less

Last chance to sign up for Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle – Author‘s class "Make Your Move: Novel Drivers!" Class begins May 5th, sign up at hindmanmakery.org! See MoreSee Less

We are less than a week a way from the start of our next courses with Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle – Author and Shawna Kay Rodenberg! Sign up today @hindmanmakery.org! See MoreSee Less

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