TITLE

D. Joyce Kitson - Smutzler

PUB. DATE
January 1995
SOURCE
Faces of Identity, Hands of Skill: Folk Arts in North Dakota;1995, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles D. Joyce Kitson-Smutzler, a hide tanner and beadworker in Bismark, North Dakota. She was raised in a traditional setting by her grandfather and grandmother James and Alice Vaulters. She started to learn beadwork at the age of twelve years old. She learned the traditional method of tanning hides from Zona Loans Arrow, a blood relative. In fact, she makes many things out of leather and rawhide.
ACCESSION #
33373851

 

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