Re: Re: Re: Kyudo
> From: "Anthony J. Bryant" <ajbryant@...>Yokatta! Same thing sort of happened in America, in the 50's early 60's
> Funny you should ask.
> Just the other day on one of the Japanese lit. lists, someone brought up the
> topic of blind biwa players trained to recite the Heike Monogatari. Twenty years
> ago, there were five people alive who could do it, and they were pretty old.
> Today, there is only one. But she has three students...
many of the traditional American crafts were dying out, now they are
popular with a fair number of people and there's a large number of
teachers and suppliers.