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Josiah Wedgwood created some of the most beautiful, distinctive dinnerware in the world, desired and admired by royalty and the everyday collector . Even today the name Wedgwood conjures images of elegance and perfection. What most people don’t know is that he used Cherokee clay to achieve it. Early European …... Read More
Peaches originated in China. The Spanish introduced them to the New World and by 1571 peaches were introduced by Franciscan monks to St. Simons and Cumberland islands along Georgia’s coast. How they got to Cherokee country is anybody’s guess, but by the time the Cherokees had regular interaction with Europeans, …... Read More
The Old Man- The large sycamore bent over the water like a crooked old woman. Its paper-white bark sharply contrasted against the deep shadows cast by its own large leaves. Tiny sand-colored balls, seeds for the next tree, hung from the tips of each branch like fuzzy, tiny apples. They …... Read More
The story I heard as child, about the migration of the Cherokees from the south and up the Mississippi River, explained that the clans were derived from the seven groups of people who survived the migration. Originally there were 12 groups that left the “old place” but 5 groups did …... Read More