Uktena Legend | A Natural State - Episode 6


Folklore is often the inspiration for Nancy's weavings and paper collages. Stories of "Uktena, the Great Snake" have been passed down through numberless generations of Cherokee people. Using a basket making technique, Nancy created an abstract vision of a character from an Uktena story. In this video Nancy tells us an Uktena story, and describes how her art serves the storytelling tradition.

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