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    • Cherokee Indian Pottery and Bead Maker

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    • 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

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board;
    • 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

    • Roberts, Vivienne;
    • 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. ...
    • Maggie Ben

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    • 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,...
    • Maude Welch

    • Roberts, Vivienne;
    • 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...
    • Nicey George

    • Roberts, Vivienne
    • 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...
    • Amanda Smoker

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    • In this 1986 photograph, Cherokee basket weaver Amanda Elaine Smoker (1916-2010) is working on the base of a white oak basket. This photograph is from a series that documents white oak basket weaving by Smoker, a member of the Eastern Band of...
    • Amanda Smoker

    • unknown
    • In this 1986 photograph, Cherokee basket weaver Amanda Elaine Smoker (1916-2010) uses a pocketknife to trim a white oak split. This photograph is from a series that documents white oak basket weaving by Smoker, a member of the Eastern Band of...
    • Amanda Smoker

    • unknown
    • In this 1986 photograph, Cherokee basket weaver Amanda Elaine Smoker (1916-2000) is starting work on the base of a white oak basket. This photograph is from a series that documents white oak basket weaving by Smoker, a member of the Eastern Band...
    • Amanda Smoker

    • unknown
    • In this 1986 photograph, Cherokee basket weaver Amanda Elaine Smoker (1916-2010) is weaving the base of a white oak basket. This photograph is from a series that documents white oak basket weaving by Smoker, a member of the Eastern Band of...
    • Amanda Smoker

    • unknown
    • In this 1986 photograph, Cherokee basket weaver Amanda Elaine Smoker (1916-2010) is weaving the sides of a white oak basket. This photograph is from a series that documents white oak basket weaving by Smoker, a member of the Eastern Band of...
    • Helen Smith

    • Davis, Hester A.
    • Helen Bradley Smith (1922-2007) was a Cherokee basket weaver who was proficient in white oak, honeysuckle, and rivercane basketry, including the double weave technique. She also did pottery, beadwork, and finger weaving. Growing up in the Big...
    • Helen Smith

    • Davis, Hester A.
    • Helen Bradley Smith (1922-2007) was a Cherokee basket weaver who was proficient in white oak, honeysuckle, and rivercane basketry, including the double weave technique. She also did pottery, beadwork, and finger weaving. Growing up in the Big...
    • Helen Smith

    • Davis, Hester A.
    • Helen Bradley Smith (1922-2007) was a Cherokee basket weaver who was proficient in white oak, honeysuckle, and rivercane basketry, including the double weave technique. She also did pottery, beadwork, and finger weaving. Growing up in the Big...
    • Helen Smith

    • unknown;
    • Helen Bradley Smith (1922-2007) was a Cherokee basket weaver who was proficient in white oak, honeysuckle, and rivercane basketry, including the double weave technique. She also did pottery, beadwork, and finger weaving. Growing up in the Big...
    • Helen Smith

    • unknown;
    • Helen Bradley Smith (1922-2007) was a Cherokee basket weaver who was proficient in white oak, honeysuckle, and rivercane basketry, including the double weave technique. She also did pottery, beadwork, and finger weaving. Growing up in the Big...

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