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    •  Rowena Bradley

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- 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 1922 in the Swimmer Branch Community of the Qualla...
    •  Emma Taylor

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • Emma Squirrel Taylor (1920-2002) was a master Cherokee basket weaver whose specialty was white oak baskets. After learning how to make a basket in 1927, she produced them for more than half a century. Her work earned her recognition well beyond...
    • 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...
    •  Agnes Welch

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- 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...
    •  Emma Taylor

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • Emma Squirrel Taylor (1920-2002) was a master Cherokee basket weaver whose specialty was white oak baskets. After learning how to make a basket in 1927, she produced them for more than half a century. Her work earned her recognition well beyond...
    •  Lottie Stamper

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Schools -- North Carolina -- Cherokee Indian Reservation;
    • 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. ...
    •  Emma Taylor

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • Emma Squirrel Taylor (1920-2002) was a master Cherokee basket weaver whose specialty was white oak baskets. After learning how to make a basket in 1927, she produced them for more than half a century. Her work earned her recognition well beyond...
    •  Emma Taylor

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • Emma Squirrel Taylor (1920-2002) was a master Cherokee basket weaver whose specialty was white oak baskets. After learning how to make a basket in 1927, she produced them for more than half a century. Her work earned her recognition well beyond...
    •  Emma Taylor

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • Emma Squirrel Taylor (1920-2002) was a master Cherokee basket weaver whose specialty was white oak baskets. After learning how to make a basket in 1927, she produced them for more than half a century. Her work earned her recognition well beyond...
    •  Agnes Welch

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- 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...
    • Oconaluftee Indian Village

    • Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This is a photograph of craftspeople working at the Oconaluftee Indian Village, a recreation of a 1750s Cherokee village. The two men in the foreground are holding an axe (left) and a broadaxe (right), commonly used to fell trees and remove the...
    • Oconaluftee Indian Village

    • Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated photograph by John Parris depicts craftspeople working at the Oconaluftee Indian Village, a recreated 1750s Cherokee village. The man in the foreground is holding a broadaxe, commonly used to remove the bark of trees and roughly shape...
    •  Oconaluftee Indian Village: basket demonstration

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- 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...
    •  Oconaluftee Indian Village: basket demonstration

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- 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...
    •  Oconaluftee Indian Village: Alice Walkingstick, basket demonstration

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Artisans -- 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: 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...
    •  Oconaluftee Indian Village: Mabel Bigmeat, potter demonstration

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph shows a Cherokee potter, Mabel Bigmeat 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 Crowe

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph shows renowned Cherokee woodworker Amanda Crowe (1928-2004). Born and raised on the Qualla Boundary in Cherokee, North Carolina, Crowe started drawing and carving at the age of four and later earned a scholarship to study a the Art...
    •  Amanda Crowe

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph shows renowned Cherokee woodworker Amanda Crowe (1928-2004) working on a carving of a dancing bear. Born and raised on the Qualla Boundary in Cherokee, North Carolina, Crowe started drawing and carving at the age of four and later...

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