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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. ...
    • Interview with Lloyd Arneach

    • Cherokee Indians; Storytellers -- North Carolina; Storytellers -- Georgia; Storytelling -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Oral tradition -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Arneach, Lloyd -- Interviews;
    • Lloyd Arneach discusses how a librarian at Cherokee High School encouraged him and others to share the legends they had learned from their families through storytelling and how he developed his own storytelling style. He mentions doing storytelling...
    • 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...
    • 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...

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