Cherokee Elders

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Caroline Toineeta Conseen with a honeysuckle vine in her mouth getting ready to work a basket.
Photograph owned by Granddaughter Bertha Conseen Braddock. 1969
Caroline Toineeta Conseen making a basket.

Photograph owned by Granddaughter Bertha Conseen Braddock. 1969

Basket handcrafted out of honeysuckle vine and oak splits. Handcrafted by my grandmother Emily Conseen McCoy. She is an enrolled member of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians

 

Owned by Donna Hernandez.

 

 

Hummingbird handcrafted by a 7th grade student.

Owned by Jeremy Carroll son of Donna Hernandez.

 

 

Beaded necklace was handcrafted by Bessie Wiggins a native Cherokee woman in her 80's.

Owned by Donna Hernandez.

Handcarved bear. Made by Mike Oocumma of the Birdtown Community.

 

Owned by Donna Hernandez
July 2003

A seven sided piece of pottery made by Zackery Carroll in 2001.

Owned by Donna Hernandez
July 2003

Beaded ballsticks beaded by
Tina Swimmer of the Big Cove community.

Owned by Donna Hernandez
July 2003

 

Broken pottery pieces.
Shows the stamped pattern that the Eastern Cherokee are trying to revive. Also so the students why pottery burst during firing.

Owned by Donna Hernandez.
July 2003

Donated by the Museum of Cherokee Indians.

 

First Easter. Dying easter eggs with my aunt Edena in the kitchen of my Great Grandmother's home in Odum Georgia.(Edena Drawdy and Donna Rai Braddock).
Photograph owned by Jerry Griffen Braddock Sr. Brother of Edena Drawdy and father of Donna Rai. 1964.
Delma Trull sitting on the porch of her home in Odum, Georgia. On the porch to her left is a wringer washing machine.
Photograph owned by Jerry Griffen Braddock Sr. Grandson of Delma (Mudd) Trull, 1959.
Emory Wilson Trull and baby standing in front of his car and home in Odum, Ga.
Photograph owned by Jerry Griffen Braddock Sr. Grandson of Emory W. Trull, 1959.
Jerry Griffen Braddock Sr. standing on a minesweeper during his tour of duty while in the navy.
Photograph owned by Jerry Griffen Braddock Sr. 1959.

 

 

 

 

Carving of the blue clan mask. The Blue Clan is one of the seven clans of Cherokee. Carving was done by John Julius Wilnoty Jr. of Cherokee, North Carolina
Photo was taken by Victoria Toineeta, 8th grade student at CMS, of Cherokee, North Carolina 10/03.
Carving is a depiction of what the artist thinks a bugger mask looks like. Artist is John Julius Wilnoty Jr. of Cherokee, North Carolina
Photo was taken by Victoria Toineeta, 8th grade student at CMS, of Cherokee, North Carolina 10/03.
Carving is a depiction of what the artist thinks a Duke devil mask would look like. Artist is John Julius Wilnoty Jr. of Cherokee, North Carolina.
Photo was taken by Victoria Toineeta, 8th grade student at CMS, of Cherokee, North Carolina 10/03.
This is a sketch that the artist has done before actually carving anything. Sketch was made by John Julius Wilnoty Jr. of Cherokee, North Carolina.
Sketch belongs to 8th grade CMS student Victoria Toineeta of Cherokee, North Carolina 10/03.
This sketch has 3 faces. Sketch was done by Cherokee artist John Julius Wilnoty Jr.
Sketch belongs to 8th grade CMS student Victoria Toineeta of Cherokee, North Carolina 10/03.
This is a sketch done by Cherokee artist John Julius Wilnoty Jr. of Cherokee, North Carolina.
Sketch belongs to 8th grade student Victoria Toineeta of Cherokee, North Carolina 10/03.
This is a photograph of Kenny Panther when he was younger and learning to make baskets from his mother.
Photograph is owned by 8th grade student Ericka Panther of Cherokee, North Carolina. Photo is of her uncle.
This is a photograph of granny Panther when she was younger making a basket.
Photograph is owned by 8th grade student Ericka Panther of Cherokee, North Carolina. Photo is of her Grandmother.
Photo of my grandmother Emily McCoy, her daughter (my mother) Bertha Braddock and her great-granddaughter Lexie Wells. They are showing Lexi how to shuck corn.
Photograph owned by Donna Hernandez 10/05.

 

Donna Hernandez
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