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    •  Pottery: vase

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This pottery vase was made in 1992 by Jill Swimmer, granddaughter of Cherokee potter Amanda Swimmer. At the time she made this vase, Jill Swimmer was just six years old. A double-spouted vase is known as a Cherokee wedding vase. The earthenware...
    •  Cherokee museum display

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated photograph by an unknown photographer shows a display of craft objects at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian. The exhibit features a variety of Cherokee craft traditions and showcases the work of reknowned potters, basket makers, and...
    •  Pottery: vase

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated earthenware vase was made by Amanda Sequoyah Swimmer, a self-taught potter of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The youngest of 12 children, she was born in 1921 and raised in the Straight Fork section of Big Cove, a remote...
    •  Pottery: vase

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated earthenware vase was made by Amanda Sequoyah Swimmer, a self-taught potter of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The youngest of 12 children, she was born in 1921 and raised in the Straight Fork section of Big Cove, a remote...
    •  Pottery: wedding vase

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated wedding vase was made by Amanda Sequoyah Swimmer, a self-taught potter of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The youngest of 12 children, she was born in 1921 and raised in the Straight Fork section of Big Cove, a remote section of...
    •  Amanda Swimmer

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated photograph was taken while Amanda Swimmer was demonstrating pottery making using the coil technique in the tradition of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The youngest of 12 children, Amanda Sequoyah Swimmer (b. 1921) was born and...
    •  Amanda Swimmer

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated photograph was taken while Amanda Swimmer was demonstrating how she fires her pottery. She fires outdoors using wood in the tradition of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The youngest of 12 children, Amanda Sequoyah Swimmer (b....
    •  Amanda Swimmer

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated photograph was taken while Amanda Swimmer was demonstrating pottery making. The picture shows her work table and tools. The youngest of 12 children, Amanda Sequoyah Swimmer (b. 1921) was born and raised in the Straight Fork section...
    •  Amanda Swimmer

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated photograph was taken while Amanda Swimmer was demonstrating pottery making using the coil technique in the tradition of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The youngest of 12 children, Amanda Sequoyah Swimmer (b. 1921) was born and...
    •  Amanda Swimmer

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated photograph was taken while Amanda Swimmer was demonstrating how she fires her pottery. She fires outdoors using wood in the tradition of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The youngest of 12 children, Amanda Sequoyah Swimmer (b....
    •  Amanda Swimmer

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated photograph was taken while Amanda Swimmer was demonstrating how she fires her pottery. She fires outdoors using wood in the tradition of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The youngest of 12 children, Amanda Sequoyah Swimmer (b....
    •  Amanda Swimmer

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated photograph was taken while Amanda Swimmer was demonstrating pottery making in the tradition of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. She is shown here burnishing a pot with a polishing stone. The youngest of 12 children, Amanda...
    •  Amanda Swimmer

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated photograph was taken while Amanda Swimmer was demonstrating pottery making using the coil technique in the tradition of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The youngest of 12 children, Amanda Sequoyah Swimmer (b. 1921) was born and...
    •  Oconaluftee Indian Village: Amanda Swimmer pottery demonstration

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph shows Cherokee potter Amanda Swimmer demonstrating at the Oconaluftee Indian Village. Located on the Qualla Boundary, lands belonging to the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, the village features recreated Cherokee dwellings and...
    •  Amanda Swimmer

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated photograph by an unknown photographer is of Amanda Sequoyah Swimmer (b. 1921), a self-taught potter of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The youngest of 12 children, she was born and raised in the Straight Fork section of Big...
    •  Amanda Swimmer

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated photograph by an unknown photographer is of Amanda Sequoyah Swimmer (b. 1921), a self-taught potter of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The youngest of 12 children, Swimmer was born and raised in the Straight Fork section of Big...
    •  Amanda Swimmer

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated photograph by an unknown photographer is of Amanda Sequoyah Swimmer (b. 1921), a self-taught potter of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The youngest of 12 children, Swimmer was born and raised in the Straight Fork section of Big...
    • Amanda Swimmer, Cherokee Indian Potter

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated color brochure is titled “Amanda Swimmer/ Cherokee Indian Potter.” It was probably created to accompany an exhibition of Swimmer’s work at Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual in Cherokee in the 1980s. A self-taught potter of the...
    •  Cherokee museum display

    • Museums -- North Carolina -- Cherokee; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated photograph by an unknown photographer shows a display of craft objects at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian. A variety of Cherokee craft traditions includes pottery, baskets, and woodwork. In the upper right are a series of carved...
    •  Pottery: wedding vase

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This double-spouted wedding vase was made from natural, unglazed clay; the outside has been burnished. The base is incised with hearts and “Amanda Swimmer". The artist is Amanda Sequoyah Swimmer (b. 1921), a self-taught potter of the Eastern...

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