I am a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, a member of the Cherokee Artists Association and I live on my family’s ranch near Tahlequah, Oklahoma. My passion is traditional pottery and 18th century clothing and beadwork. I have been making traditional pottery since 2005. I dig my own clay, clean and process it, build my
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Victoria learned traditional southeastern woodlands style pottery making seventeen years ago from her mother, Anna Sixkiller Mitchell, a full blood Cherokee, who revived the art for the Cherokee Tribe of Oklahoma over the last 40 years. Although Victoria didn’t begin showing and selling her pottery until 1998, she says, “I feel as if this is
I am 5/8 Cherokee and registered with the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. I was fortunate to apprentice with Anna Bell Mitchell in the Spring of 1999. Anna is credited with establishing “Southeastern Mississippian Traditional Pottery” as a fine art form in Oklahoma around 30 years ago. Up until that time, the local art shows did