Jon Kay received the Pioneer America Society's Warren Roberts Paper Prize. Alice Morrison presenting him with the award in October 2009.

Welcome to Artisan Ancestors, the podcast where I explore ways to research and understand the past. Whether you’re a local historian, genealogist or just interested in learning about the everyday creative lives of people and the things they made, this program is for you. I’m Jon Kay  the host of Artisan Ancestors.

The incredible ukulele theme music featured in the Artisan Ancestors Podcast is the tune “Rico”  by the legendary guitarist Martin Simpson. It is used with his permission from the album  Righteousness & Humidity. This great tune can be downloaded  from Itunes here.