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18948
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When the first European explorers ventured into Cherokee territory, they were amazed and dismayed, by the impenetrable strands of cane that lined the banks of the region's rivers and streams. Fariello describes the process of turning this cane into the intricate baskets.
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20935
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In this article Fariello explores traditional Cherokee basketry--the skills of the basket maker, the materials, dyeing that must be done before weaving can begin, and weaving. Depending on the material and purpose of the basket, the Cherokee use three types of weaving in the baskets--twilling (rivercane), checker work (white oak), and wicker work (honeysuckle). There are two types of rivercane baskets--single weave and double weave.
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36891
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Belt is a Cherokee Nation member, native speaker, and language instructor; as an advocate for language revitalization, Belt believes language is a fundamental aspect of every culture.
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36504
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Digitalization made all the difference when trying to preserve historical movements. It enables researchers to load their data onto searchable database and access it anywhere. The article outlines the principles and methods used in a multi-dimensional project centered in western North Carolina.
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36957
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Butch and Louise Goings are professional artisans with a lifelong commitment to preserving tradition. Louise is a basket maker, a skill learned from her mother, and Butch does wood carvings.