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    • Blowgun and darts

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • It is not known who made this undated blowgun and dart set, but these are typical of Eastern Band Cherokee. The blowgun is made from rivercane; the darts are made from thistle. Traditionally, blowguns and darts were used to hunt small game. ...
    • Blowgun and darts

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • It is not known who made this undated blowgun and dart set, but these are typical of Eastern Band Cherokee. The blowgun is made from rivercane; the darts are made from thistle. Traditionally, blowguns and darts were used to hunt small game. ...
    • Goingback Chiltoskey

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph by an unknown photographer shows Goingback Chiltoskey participating in a blowgun competion in 1977. Goingback Chiltoskey (1907-2000) was a native of Cherokee, North Carolina who trained in woodworking and art at the Haskell...
    • Dart

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • It is not known who made this undated blowgun dart, but these are typical of Eastern Band Cherokee. Blowguns are made from rivercane; the darts are made from thistle. Traditionally, blowguns and darts were used to hunt small game. Today, they...

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