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    • Col. W.H. Thomas (Wil-Usdi')

    • Thomas, William Holland, 1805-1893
    • This picture of William Holland Thomas (1805 - 1893) is from James Mooney's 'Myths of the Cherokee' (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1902). Thomas was a merchant and politician in western North Carolina as well as the agent, attorney, and...
    • Katalsta and daughter Iwi Katalsta

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee pottery -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Pottery craft -- Appalachian...
    • This 1900 photograph from the Smithsonian's National Anthropological Archives depicts Cherokee women making pottery. The woman on the left is Katalsta, the daughter of Drowning Bear or Yonaguska, arguably the most prominent chief of the Eastern...
    • Katalsta and daughter Iwi Katalsta

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee pottery -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Pottery craft -- Appalachian...
    • This 1900 photograph from the Smithsonian's National Anthropological Archives depicts Cherokee women making pottery. The woman on the left is Katalsta, the daughter of Drowning Bear or Yonaguska, arguably the most prominent chief of the Eastern...
    • Stories of mountain folk broadcast: 2014-05-03

    • Storytelling -- North Carolina -- Jackson County; Farm life -- North Carolina -- Jackson County; Authors, American -- North Carolina, Western; Storytellers -- North Carolina -- Cherokee County; Chew, Lara Sanders -- Homes and haunts; Storytellers...
    • Amy begins with “Stories Passed Down,” recalling a story that her uncle Sterlen told her mother about how he saved his father during a plowing accident. “Almost Home” accompanies the story. Doreyl hosts Wally Avett of Murphy on Creative...
    • Will West Long

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Indian dance -- North Carolina; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph was taken at the home of Will West Long (1870-1947) when he was interviewed in December of 1946 by W. N. Fenton and Lester Hargrett. At their request, Long demonstrated the making of a traditional wooden Cherokee dance mask. ...
    • Will West Long

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph was taken at the home of Will West Long (1870-1947) when he was interviewed in December of 1946 by W. N. Fenton and Lester Hargrett. At their request, Long demonstrated the making of a traditional wooden Cherokee dance mask. ...
    • Will West Long

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Indian masks -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Indian wood-carving...
    • This photograph was taken at the home of Will West Long (1870-1947) when he was interviewed in December of 1946 by W. N. Fenton and Lester Hargrett. At their request, Long demonstrated the making of a traditional wooden Cherokee dance mask. Long...
    • Will West Long

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Indian dance -- North Carolina; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph was taken at the home of Will West Long (1870-1947) when he was interviewed in December of 1946 by W. N. Fenton and Lester Hargrett. At their request, Long demonstrated the making of a traditional wooden Cherokee dance mask. ...
    • Will West Long

    • Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern
    • This photograph from the Smithsonian National Anthropological Archives is of Will West Long (1870-1947). The photograph was taken by Franz M. Olbrechts, an ethnographer who worked among the Cherokee from 1926 until 1931. Long served as Olbrechts'...
    • Will West Long home

    • Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph was taken at the home of Will West Long (1870-1947) when he was interviewed in December of 1946 by W. N. Fenton and Lester Hargrett. At their request, Long demonstrated the making of a traditional wooden Cherokee dance mask. Long...
    • Will West Long

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Indian masks -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Indian wood-carving...
    • This photograph was taken at the home of Will West Long (1870-1947) when he was interviewed in December of 1946 by W. N. Fenton and Lester Hargrett. At their request, Long demonstrated the making of a traditional wooden Cherokee dance mask. Long...
    • Will West Long

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee baskets -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph was taken at the home of Will West Long (1870-1947) when he was interviewed in December of 1946 by W. N. Fenton and Lester Hargrett. At their request, Long demonstrated the making of a traditional wooden Cherokee dance mask. ...
    • Will West Long

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Indian masks -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Indian wood-carving...
    • This photograph was taken at the home of Will West Long (1870-1947) when he was interviewed in December of 1946 by W. N. Fenton and Lester Hargrett. At their request, Long demonstrated the making of a traditional wooden Cherokee dance mask. Long...
    • Will West Long

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Indian masks -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Indian wood-carving...
    • This photograph was taken at the home of Will West Long (1870-1947) when he was interviewed in December of 1946 by W. N. Fenton and Lester Hargrett. At their request, Long demonstrated the making of a traditional wooden Cherokee dance mask. Long...
    • Will West Long

    • Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Woodwork -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated photograph is of Will West Long (1870-1947) who served as an interpreter for ethnologists, James Mooney, Frank Speck, and Franz Olbrechts. Long was born in the remote western North Carolina community of Big Cove. Raised in the...
    • Will West Long

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Indian masks -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Indian wood-carving...
    • This photograph was taken at the home of Will West Long (1870-1947) when he was interviewed in December of 1946 by W. N. Fenton and Lester Hargrett. At their request, Long demonstrated the making of a traditional wooden Cherokee dance mask. Long...
    • Will West Long

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Indian masks -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Indian wood-carving...
    • This photograph was taken at the home of Will West Long (1870-1947) when he was interviewed in December of 1946 by W. N. Fenton and Lester Hargrett. At their request, Long demonstrated the making of a traditional wooden Cherokee dance mask. Long...
    • Will West Long

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Wood-carving -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Indian masks --...
    • This undated photograph is of Will West Long (1870-1947) wearing a ceremonial dance mask. Long was born in the remote western North Carolina community of Big Cove. Raised in the traditions of the Cherokee, Long attended Hampton Institute in...
    • Will West Long

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Wood-carving -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Indian masks --...
    • This undated photograph is of Will West Long (1870-1947) wearing a ceremonial dance mask. Long was born in the remote western North Carolina community of Big Cove. Raised in the traditions of the Cherokee, Long attended Hampton Institute in...
    • Will West Long

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Indian masks -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Indian wood-carving...
    • This photograph was taken at the home of Will West Long (1870-1947) when he was interviewed in December of 1946 by W. N. Fenton and Lester Hargrett. At their request, Long demonstrated the making of a traditional wooden Cherokee dance mask. Long...

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