Lucy Nola George (1897-1978) one of first Cherokee weavers to make baskets from Honeysuckle. From article: Honeysuckle vines are flexible. To make a sturdy basket, the vines are woven over a more rigid framework of white oak. Basket weavers who use honeysuckle must be proficient in gathering both the vines and white oak trees. Lucy George preferred hickory for handles and gathered traditional woods plants as well. She used bloodroot, yellow root, and walnut bark to dye her weaving materials.

Lucy Nola George (1897-1978) one of first Cherokee weavers to make baskets from Honeysuckle. From article: Honeysuckle vines are flexible. To make a sturdy basket, the vines are woven over a more rigid framework of white oak. Basket weavers who use honeysuckle must be proficient in gathering both the vines and white oak trees. Lucy George preferred hickory for handles and gathered traditional woods plants as well. She used bloodroot, yellow root, and walnut bark to dye her weaving materials.

Native American, Apache Burden Basket, Ca 1970's,#779

Native American, Apache Burden Basket, Ca 1970's,#779

Trail of Tears (The Legend of the Cherokee Rose)

Trail of Tears (The Legend of the Cherokee Rose)

Anne Frank, one of the most discussed Jewish victims from the Holocaust.         1929 - 1945

Anne Frank, one of the most discussed Jewish victims from the Holocaust. 1929 - 1945

Probably the most famous picture to come from the Great Depression...a mother of seven with such a deep, concerned expression.  Dorothea Lange's Migrant Mother

Probably the most famous picture to come from the Great Depression...a mother of seven with such a deep, concerned expression. Dorothea Lange's Migrant Mother

With a devotion to perfection and a penchant for innovation, Mary Jackson has taken the age-old art of sweetgrass basket weaving to the world stage

With a devotion to perfection and a penchant for innovation, Mary Jackson has taken the age-old art of sweetgrass basket weaving to the world stage

Apache Indian police, c. 1883-1886.

Apache Indian police, c. 1883-1886.

Cherokee!!!

Cherokee!!!

Portrait of Oto man, (George) Arkeketah, Head Chief. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Otoe Tribes.

Portrait of Oto man, (George) Arkeketah, Head Chief. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Otoe Tribes.

cherokee chief doublehead

cherokee chief doublehead

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