by Amy Nelson The women who make up the African American Quilt Circle of Durham congregate once a month for three hours to quilt. They piece together fabrics of all patterns, shades and textures with varying degrees of expertise. Of course women getting together to sew is nothing new. They’ve been doing it for millennia… Read More →
Turning with the Times: Seagrove Potters Embrace Change
Home to over 100 potteries, this rural piedmont area has become a tourist destination for local and international clientele.
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Strike at the Wind: the Struggle to Sustain a Culture
In the southeastern North Carolina town of Pembroke, it’s hard to come by anyone who hasn’t heard the name Henry Berry Lowery. The 19th-century Native American is a cultural icon for the Lumbee population there.
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