Appalachia Culture
Training
Presented by
Malcolm Lanham
What is Appalachia?
How to
   pronounce it
Ap·pa·la·chi·an
[àpp láychee n, àpp lách n]
adjective

Ap·pal·a·chi·ans
[àpp láychee nz, àpp lách n...
What is
  Appalachia?
•A 200,000 sq. mile region
•Includes parts of 12 states
and all of West Virginia
•23 million people ...
How did it all
  start?
  Pocahontas, VA 
   Pocahontas Coal
Bramwell, WV
Capital of the West Virginia
  coalfields and home to
        millionaires
Appalachia Culture, Poverty & Ministry Training
Appalachia Culture, Poverty & Ministry Training
Appalachia Culture, Poverty & Ministry Training
Appalachia Culture, Poverty & Ministry Training
Appalachia Culture, Poverty & Ministry Training
Appalachia Culture, Poverty & Ministry Training
Appalachia Culture, Poverty & Ministry Training
Appalachia Culture, Poverty & Ministry Training
Appalachia Culture, Poverty & Ministry Training
Appalachia Culture, Poverty & Ministry Training
Appalachia Culture, Poverty & Ministry Training
Appalachia Culture, Poverty & Ministry Training
Appalachia Culture, Poverty & Ministry Training
Appalachia Culture, Poverty & Ministry Training
Appalachia Culture, Poverty & Ministry Training
Appalachia Culture, Poverty & Ministry Training
Appalachia Culture, Poverty & Ministry Training
Appalachia Culture, Poverty & Ministry Training
Appalachia Culture, Poverty & Ministry Training
Appalachia Culture, Poverty & Ministry Training
Appalachia Culture, Poverty & Ministry Training
Appalachia Culture, Poverty & Ministry Training
Appalachia Culture, Poverty & Ministry Training
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This is an Appalachia culture training where I tell a story of the history of the southern coalfields of West Virginia and the poverty that started there and is there today.

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Appalachia Culture, Poverty & Ministry Training

  1. 1. Appalachia Culture Training Presented by Malcolm Lanham
  2. 2. What is Appalachia?
  3. 3. How to pronounce it Ap·pa·la·chi·an [àpp láychee n, àpp lách n] adjective Ap·pal·a·chi·ans [àpp láychee nz, àpp lách nz] Ap·pa·la·chi·a [àpp láychee , àpp lách] noun
  4. 4. What is Appalachia? •A 200,000 sq. mile region •Includes parts of 12 states and all of West Virginia •23 million people live here •Divided into three sub- regions •Central region, where we minister is characterized by extreme poverty, coal mining and high illiteracy rates
  5. 5. How did it all start? Pocahontas, VA Pocahontas Coal
  6. 6. Bramwell, WV Capital of the West Virginia coalfields and home to millionaires

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