Thomas J. Blumer,Robert P. Smith,E. Fred Sanders's Catawba Nation: Treasures in History (American Heritage) PDF

By Thomas J. Blumer,Robert P. Smith,E. Fred Sanders

ISBN-10: 1540204286

ISBN-13: 9781540204288

ISBN-10: 159629163X

ISBN-13: 9781596291638

The Catawba�one of the few local American groups who remained within the Carolinas after the infamous path of Tears�have a wealthy and interesting background that may be dated to 2400 BC. as soon as the population of a giant swath of land that coated components of North and South Carolina, such a lot Catawba now continue to exist a reservation in York County, South Carolina. In Catawba country: Treasures in heritage, Thomas J. Blumer seeks to maintain and current the heritage of this resilient people.

Blumer chronicles Catawba historical past from the 1st touch with Spanish explorers to their present-day reputation as makers of conventional Catawba pottery. during this selection of writings, we examine of Hernando de Soto�s assembly with the girl of Cofitachique, the management of leader James Harris and the celebrity of potter Georgia Harris, who received the nationwide history Award for her artwork. utilizing a fascinating mixture of folklore, oral heritage and historic files, Blumer weaves an available historical past of the tribe, holding their tale of ache and survival for destiny generations.

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