Published On: Fri, Feb 15th, 2013

Qualla Arts & Crafts welcomes new members

Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual, Inc. held its bi-annual membership dinner at the Chrerokee Indian Fairgrounds exhibit hall on Thursday, Feb. 14.  Seven EBCI tribal members were selected as new members of the co-op including (left-right) Timothy Smith, Sr.; Jennifer Wilson; Eddie Bushyhead; Lloyd Arneach, Sr.; Lawanda Nikki Nations; Stan Ledford; and Joseph Wesley Toineeta.  (SCOTT MCKIE B.P./One Feather photos)

Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual, Inc. held its bi-annual membership dinner at the Chrerokee Indian Fairgrounds exhibit hall on Thursday, Feb. 14. Seven EBCI tribal members were selected as new members of the co-op including (left-right) Timothy Smith, Sr.; Jennifer Wilson; Eddie Bushyhead; Lloyd Arneach, Sr.; Lawanda Nikki Nations; Stan Ledford; and Joseph Wesley Toineeta. (SCOTT MCKIE B.P./One Feather photos)

This unique beaded rattlesnake was created by EBCI tribal member Joseph Wesley Toineeta who had it on display at the Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual, Inc. bi-annual membership dinner on Thursday, Feb. 14.  Toineeta was voted into membership, along with six other EBCI tribal members, on Thursday night.

This unique beaded rattlesnake was created by EBCI tribal member Joseph Wesley Toineeta who had it on display at the Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual, Inc. bi-annual membership dinner on Thursday, Feb. 14. Toineeta was voted into membership, along with six other EBCI tribal members, on Thursday night.

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