The People:
Eva Wolfe

Living and working in the Big Cove community northeast of Cherokee, Eva Wolfe (1922-2004) was a master basket weaver who specialized in baskets made from rivercane. Over the course of her lifetime, Wolfe won many local and national awards recognizing her work. These awards included numerous prizes in competitions at annual fairs held on the Qualla Boundary as well as awards from the North Carolina Folklore Society, National Endowment for the Arts, and the US Department of the Interior. 

Read more about Eva Wolfe on the Cherokee Traditions website.