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    • Mask : wood

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This mask was carved by John Wilnoty, Jr. (1960-2007), a self-taught carver and member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. Different types of masks were traditionally used in Cherokee culture for a variety of ceremonial purposes. Today, masks...
    • Mask : wood

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This mask was carved by John Wilnoty, Jr. (1960-2007), a self-taught carver and member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. Different types of masks were traditionally used in Cherokee culture for a variety of ceremonial purposes. Today, masks...
    • Carvings by John Julius Wilnoty

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This four-page brochure was published by the Indian Arts and Crafts Board and Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual to accompany an exhibition of carvings by John Julius Wilnoty (b. 1940). A member of the Eastern Band, Wilnoty was born in the Cherokee...
    • Stone carving: mask

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • John Julius Wilnoty (b. 1940), a self-taught carver and member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. This mask was carved in miniature, producing a detailed stone carving that is barely two inches tall.
    • Stone carving: mask

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • John Julius Wilnoty (b. 1940), a self-taught carver and member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. This mask was carved in miniature, producing a detailed stone carving that is less than two inches tall.
    • Stone carving: mask

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • John Julius Wilnoty (b. 1940), a self-taught carver and member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. This mask was carved in miniature, producing a detailed stone carving that is less than two inches tall.
    • Stone carving: bird

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • John Julius Wilnoty (b. 1940), a self-taught carver and member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. This bird was carved in miniature, producing a detailed stone carving that is less than two inches tall.
    • Stone carving: amulet

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated small effigy amulet is made of steatite, more commonly known as soapstone. It was made by John Julius Wilnoty (b. 1940), a self-taught carver and member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
    • Stone carving: pipe

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated pipe is made of steatite, more commonly known as soapstone. It was made by John Julius Wilnoty (b. 1940), a self-taught carver and member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
    • Stone carving: figure

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph is of a pendant by John Julius Wilnoty (b. 1940). The carving, made in 1960, was made of stone and is 3 inches high. It was pictured in a 1971 brochure published by the Indian Arts and Crafts Board and Qualla Arts and Crafts...
    • Stone carving: figure

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph is of a sculpture titled "Struggler" by John Julius Wilnoty (b. 1940). The sculpture, made in 1970, was made of stone and is 8 inches long. It was pictured in a 1971 brochure published by the Indian Arts and Crafts Board and...
    • Stone carving: pipe

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated pipe is made of steatite, more commonly known as soapstone. It was made by John Julius Wilnoty (b. 1940), a self-taught carver and member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
    • Stone carving: pipe

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated pipe is made of steatite, more commonly known as soapstone. It was made by John Julius Wilnoty (b. 1940), a self-taught carver and member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
    • Stone carving: pipe

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated pipe is made of steatite, more commonly known as soapstone. It was made by John Julius Wilnoty (b. 1940), a self-taught carver and member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
    • Stone carving: effigy

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated small effigy figure is made of steatite, more commonly known as soapstone, and is shown here on a wooden base. It was made by John Julius Wilnoty (b. 1940), a self-taught carver and member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The...
    • Stone carving: totem

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated small totem figure is made of steatite, more commonly known as soapstone. It was made by John Julius Wilnoty (b. 1940), a self-taught carver and member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
    • Stone carving: pipe

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This pipe is made of steatite, more commonly known as soapstone. It was likely made by John Wilnoty, Jr. (1960-2007), son of John Julius Wilnoty (b. 1940), a self-taught carver and member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
    •  Lloyd Carl Owle

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • Born and raised in Birdtown, Lloyd Carl Owle learned woodcarving from a number of accomplished carvers on the Qualla Boundary. He took high school classes in woodcarving and attended Western Carolina University. He was inspired by Mose Owle and...

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