Oral history interview with Anna Mitchell
TitleOral history interview with Anna Mitchell
DescriptionAnna Mitchell, credited with reviving the Southeastern Native tribes' pottery traditions, describes her childhood and how she first started working with clay. She explains how she gathered information for her work and how she recreated the forgotten designs and styles of the Southeastern tribes, like the Cherokee. Mitchell mentions some of the people who helped her with this process and talks about experiences teaching children and educating others about these traditions. She also comments on her hopes for the future of Native pottery.
InterviewerLittle Thunder, Julie Pearson
KeywordOklahoma Native Artists; Native American culture; Cherokee heritage
SubjectIndians of North America; Artists; Interviews; Indian pottery
Citation of materialOklahoma Oral History Research Program-Oklahoma State University