The Cherokee National Treasure award has currently been bestowed to ninety-four artisans since its inception in 1988 by the Cherokee Nation and the Cherokee National Historic Society. In the pages of this book you will find stories as told by the artist themselves, family, and friends that help not only showcase their craft, but also their inspirations. You'll see basketry, pottery, weavings, woodwork, and more. These artist help preserve and perpetuate Cherokee life, values, and art by being educators, advisors, and supporters of Cherokee art to ensure that both art and skill are not lost.
Hardback with both dust jacket and hard case covering. Measures approx. 13 1/2ʺ x 10 1/2ʺ