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    • Cherokee Indian Pottery and Bead Maker

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This is a postcard of a Cherokee woman, identified as Cora Wahnetah, posing with a bead loom and display of pottery. A member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Cora Arch Wahnetah (1907-1986) was also known Cora Wahyahneetah. The description...
    • Rowena Bradley

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Basket making -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Basketwork -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee baskets -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated Indian Arts and Crafts Board photograph shows Rowena Bradley preparing to work on a rivercane basket. On the ground beside her is a pile of rivercane, already cut and split. Born in the Swimmer Branch Community of the Qualla Boundary,...
    • Lottie Stamper

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Schools -- North Carolina -- Cherokee Indian Reservation; Basket making -- Appalachian Region, Southern;...
    • This photograph, taken by Vivienne Roberts, shows Lottie Stamper teaching a basketry class in 1950. In 1954 the Cherokee Training School was changed from a boarding institution to a day school, and students were bused to Cherokee High School. ...
    • Oconaluftee Indian Village: Alice Walkingstick

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Basket making -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee baskets -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph shows a Cherokee basket weaver, Alice Walkingstick 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...
    • Oconaluftee Indian Village: Alice Walkingstick

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Basket making -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee baskets -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph shows a Cherokee basket weaver, Alice Walkingstick 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...
    • Oconaluftee Indian Village: basket demonstration

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Basket making -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee baskets -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph shows a Cherokee basket weaver 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 the...
    • Cherokee woman with child

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee baskets -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated photograph by an unknown photographer shows a woman carrying a child on her back. In her right hand is a Cherokee style white oak split market basket. White oak baskets with handles were employed by Cherokee women for a variety of...
    • Cherokee Boarding School: weaving

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Education -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Looms -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Weaving -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This 1940s photograph by Vivienne Roberts shows young women participating in a weaving class at the Cherokee Training School. Classes in traditional Cherokee arts and crafts were taught at the Cherokee Training School to provide vocational...
    • Lizzie Tooni

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Mortars -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Pestles -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • In this early 1940s photograph, Lizzie Tooni is sitting on the porch watching her daughter, Mary Wolfe use a traditional mortar and pestle to grind corn. The mortar is made from a stump; the pestle is used upright to pound corn or chestnuts into a...
    • Edmund Youngbird

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Basketwork -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee baskets -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated photograph by an unknown photographer is of Cherokee basket weaver Edmund Youngbird (1922-1995) with one of his woven rivercane wall hangings. Youngbird was unusual, as basketmaking is traditionally the sphere of women in Cherokee...
    • Maggie Ben

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Basket making -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Basketwork -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee baskets --...
    • This undated photograph shows a Cherokee basket maker, Maggie Ben, making white oak splits to be used in a basket. White oak was known to make very sturdy baskets that were useful for gathering fruits and vegetables from the field or garden,...
    • Ella May Sequoya

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee baskets -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph by Vivienne Roberts shows Ella May Sequoyah, wife of Amoneeta Sequoyah with her son, Amoneeta, Jr. and her daughter, Rachel Lydia Sequoyah. The rivercane purse basket on Mrs. Sequoyah's arm, also called a ""shopper,"" is typical of...
    • Maude Welch

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This is a photograph by Vivienne Roberts of Maude French Welch (1894-1953), a Cherokee potter who was born near Cooper's Creek in the Bird Town section of the Qualla Boundary in Cherokee, North Carolina. Mrs. Welch's pottery was formed and carved...
    • Elsie Watty

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Basket making -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Basketwork -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee baskets --...
    • This undated photograph by an unknown photographer depicts basket weaver Elsie Watty separating white oak into splits in preparation for making a basket. Her daughter, Rebecca stands watching. Elsie Welch Watty (b. 1935) was a master Cherokee...
    • Eva Wolfe with spinning wheel

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Spinning-wheel; Spinning -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • While this photographic postcard does not identify this weaver, she appears to be Eva Wolfe. Eva Queen Wolfe (1922-2004) was an accomplished Cherokee weaver. She is shown here working on a great wheel or walking wheel, which was traditionally used...
    • Elzina Tramper Bradley

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee baskets -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This 1950 photograph by Vivienne Roberts shows Elzina Tramper Bradley (1917-2007) in front of a large display of Cherokee baskets. She is holding her son Henry James on her back in a manner typical for Cherokee mothers. Most of the baskets behind...
    • Arizona Swayney Blankenship

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Arts and crafts movement -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Basket making -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee...
    • This photograph, probably taken in the 1890s or early 1900s, shows Arizona Swayney, a Cherokee student at Hampton Institute, making a basket. To the right of the photograph are several finished rivercane baskets. Swayney attended Hampton Normal...
    • Nicey George

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee baskets -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Basket making -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Basketwork --...
    • In this photograph by Vivienne Roberts, Cherokee basketmakers Nicey George and her daughter Lucy George Long are shown preparing materials to make baskets. They are in the process of cutting, scraping, and thinning white oak splits or splints into...
    • Agnes Welch

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Basket making -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee baskets -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated photograph of Cherokee basket weaver Agnes Welch shows her preparing white oak splits to use in weaving a basket. Agnes Lossie Welch (1925-1997) was known for making white oak baskets. Unlike most Cherokee basket weavers, she did not...

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