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Weaving New Worlds: Southeastern Cherokee Women and Their Basketry

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In this innovative study, Sarah Hill illuminates the history of Southeastern Cherokee women by examining changes in their basketry. Based in tradition and made from locally gathered materials, baskets evoke the lives and landscapes of their makers. Incorporating written, woven, and spoken records, Hill demonstrates that changes in Cherokee basketry signal important transfo ...more
Hardcover, 440 pages
Published June 30th 1997 by University of North Carolina Press
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Amy Bradley
What strong women! I found their struggle for survival to be heartbreaking at times. The artistry and symbolism in their basketry is inspiring.
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