THE AMMONS SISTERS
Catch the Spirit of Appalachia (CSA) is a nonprofit resource organization founded by the Ammons sisters, Amy Ammons Garza and Doreyl Ammons Cain. CSA directs several local festivals' heritage and traditional arts components, teaches children about mountain heritage, and publishes work by Western North Carolina writers (64 books as of 2012).
Catch the Spirit of Appalachia produces an hour-radio show weekly entitled Stories of Mountain Folk, an all-sound oral history collection, with a goal of honoring and saving the heritage of the area.
From Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Traditional Artist Directory, "Ammons Sisters/Catch the Spirit of Appalachia"