Contemporary American Indian Studies J. Anthony Paredes, Seríes Editor
Catawba Indian Pottery
The Survival of a Folk Tradition
Thomas John Blumer With a Foreword by William Harris
THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA PRESS Tuscaloosa and London
Copyright © 2004 Thomas John Blumer All rights reserved
Published by The University of Alabama Press Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0380 Manufactured in the United States of America
Typeface: Trump Mediaeval
The paper on which this book is printed meets the minimum requirements of American National Standard for Information Science-Permanence of Paper for Printed Library Materials, ANSI Z39.48-1984.
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Blumer, Thomas J., 1937-
Catawba Indian pottery : the survival of a folk tradition / Thomas John Blumer ; with a foreword by William Harris.
p. cm. — (Contemporary American Indian Studies) Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0-8173-1383-4 (cloth : alk. paper) — ISBN 0-8173-5061-6 (pbk. : alk. paper) 1. Catawba pottery—Themes, motives. 2. Catawba Indians—Industries. 3. Pottery craft—South Carolina. I. Title. II. Series. E99.C24 B58 2004 738'.089'9752—dc2i
British Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data available
The Catawba tradition has entered the third millennium with a tremendous strength. The transition is being accomplished by a large number of master potters. Foremost in this long list are
Earl Robbins Viola Robbins Margaret Tucker Cheryl Sanders Brian Sanders Marcus Sanders
Catawba Indian Pottery: The Survival of a Folk Tradition is dedicated to them.
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