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    •  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...
    • Contemporary Craft Adaptations By William and Martha Lossiah

    • Indian weapons -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • Born and raised in the Swimmer Branch section of the Qualla Boundary, William Lossiah (b. 1937) is a craftsman of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. His mother, Betty Lossiah was a basket weaver; his father, Thomas Lossiah was a medicine man who...
    •  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. ...

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