Weaving New Worlds

In this innovative study, Sarah Hill illuminates the history of Southeastern Cherokee women by examining changes in their basketry.

Weaving New Worlds

In this innovative study, Sarah Hill illuminates the history of Southeastern Cherokee women by examining changes in their basketry. She explores how the incorporation of each new material used in their craft occurred in the context of lived experience, ecological processes, social conditions, economic circumstances, and historical eras. 110 illustrations. 6 maps.

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Weaving New Worlds
Language: en
Pages: 414
Authors: Sarah H. Hill
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: UNC Press Books

In this innovative study, Sarah Hill illuminates the history of Southeastern Cherokee women by examining changes in their basketry. She explores how the incorporation of each new material used in their craft occurred in the context of lived experience, ecological processes, social conditions, economic circumstances, and historical eras. 110 illustrations.
The Indians’ New World
Language: en
Pages: 424
Authors: James H. Merrell
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-01 - Publisher: UNC Press Books

This eloquent, pathbreaking account follows the Catawbas from their first contact with Europeans in the sixteenth century until they carved out a place in the American republic three centuries later. It is a story of Native agency, creativity, resilience, and endurance. Upon its original publication in 1989, James Merrell's definitive
The Transformation of the Southeastern Indians, 1540-1760
Language: en
Pages: 410
Authors: Marvin T. Smith
Categories: Indians of North America
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

With essays by Stephen Davis, Penelope Drooker, Patricia K. Galloway, Steven Hahn, Charles Hudson, Marvin Jeter, Paul Kelton, Timothy Pertulla, Christopher Rodning, Helen Rountree, Marvin T. Smith, and John Worth The first two-hundred years of Western civilization in the Americas was a time when fundamental and sometimes catastrophic changes occurred
Cherokee Basketry
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: M. Anna Fariello
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-09-30 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

A tradition that dates back almost ten thousand years, basketry is an integral aspect of Cherokee culture. In the mountains of Western North Carolina, stunning baskets are still made from rivercane, white oak and honeysuckle and dyed with roots and bark. Cherokee Basketry describes the craft's forms, functions and methods
Ngarrindjeri Wurruwarrin
Language: en
Pages: 688
Authors: Diane Bell
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Spinifex Press

This finely textured ethnography weaves written texts with the voices of women and men who struggle to protect their sacred sites. It provides a deeper understanding of lives profoundly affected by two centuries of colonization.