Entity | Barre Toelken

Unknown Image
John Barre Toelken[needs IPA] (June 15, 1935 – November 9, 2018) was an award-winning American folklorist, noted for his study of Native American material and oral traditions. Barre Toelken was born in Enfield, Massachusetts, to parents John and Sylvia Toelken. The family later moved to Springfield. He began to attend the Utah State University in 1953, where he graduated with a bachelor's degree in English. Toelken completed a master's degree in English literature from Washington State University, followed by a doctorate from the University of Oregon.
Read more at Wikipedia...

Born: 1935, Enfield
Died: 2018, Logan

Alternate Names: Toelken, Barre, 1935-...., Toelken, Barre, John Barre Toelken, J. Barre Toelken
Occupation(s): ethnographer, medievalist, folklorist, university teacher
Field(s) of Work: ethnographical research, ethnography, folkloristics, medieval studies, tradition, folklore
Employer(s): Utah State University, University of Oregon