Authorized by Congress in 2003, the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area is the regional steward of living Appalachian traditions in North Carolina.
We honor our elders and invite new generations to explore music, craft, foodways, the outdoors and the native wisdom that all have their home in the Blue Ridge mountains of North Carolina.
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Sights & Sounds of the Blue Ridge
Photo courtesy of The Neighbors.
Cherokee Artist and PotterInterview by Tonya Carroll Photography by Ashley Evans and Katherine BartelVideography and Editing by Katherine BartelA production of Mountain Heritage Center Dr. Scott Philyaw, Director Western Carolina University Cullowhee, North CarolinaIn Cooperation with Qualla Arts and Crafts Cherokee, North CarolinaMusic "The Booger Dance/ Six Nations" Walker Calhoun Recorded by Mountain Heritage CenterSupport for this project provided by Blue Ridge National Heritage AreaCopyright 2011 All Rights Reserved
Interview by Tonya Carroll, Photography by Ashley Evans and Katherine Bartel, Videography and Editing by Katherine Bartel. A production of Mountain Heritage Center, Dr. Scott Philyaw, Director,
Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina and the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area.