Cherokee pottery : from the hands of our elders / M. Anna Fariello ; introduction by Jane Eastman.

Fariello, M. Anna. (Author).
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Anderson - Anderson Main Library SC R 970.3 Cherokee; Fariello (Text) 22960000669225 SC Reference Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781609490577
  • ISBN: 1609490576
  • Physical Description: 166 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Charleston, SC : History Press, 2011.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Traditions of the Earth : introduction by Jane Eastman. Traditional territory ; Life in Appalachia ; Appalachian pottery of the ancestors ; Qualla pottery : Cherokee traditions -- Living off the land. Clay and pottery ; A century of tears ; Ethnographic inquiries ; Catawba potters among the Cherokee -- A shared tradition. Modes of learning ; Product and process ; Lillie Bryson ; Rebecca Youngbird ; Wedding vase and blackware ; Maude Welch -- Gallery of Cherokee pottery -- A pottery legacy. A "vanished" people ; The Katalsta potters ; Digging clay ; Shaping clay ; A potter's tools ; Paddle stamping and incising ; Firing pottery -- The "last" Cherokee potter -- Pottery for the public. A national pastime ; Culture on parade ; A craft revival ; Indian Arts and Crafts Board ; An arts and crafts cooperative -- Pottery in the Twentieth Century. Charlotte Bigmeat ; Bigmeat family ; Cora Wahnetah ; Edith Welch Bradley ; Amanda Swimmer ; A Twenty-First Century guild.
Summary, etc.: Fariello traces the history and cultural meaning of pottery.
Subject: Cherokee pottery > History.
Cherokee Indians > History.
Cherokee Indians > Social life and customs.