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This image features Carilyn Sue Branham Elliott, displaying a beaded belt she made using the applique technique.


Carilynn Sue Branham Elliott is a Monacan bead worker who is active in tribal affairs. She is a sister of the former chief, Kenneth Branham. Here she shows neckwear she created--two necklaces and a bolo tie.


In this photograph, Pam Talbott begins work on a beaded piece for dance regalia.

Various items created by Pam Talbott, a Monacan bead worker who later served as the tribe's Assistant Chief.

In this photograph, taken in 2006, Monacan Pam Talbott shows various beaded items she made using commercially produced beads, which are appliqued onto various stabilizing surfaces.

Deborah Moore, a Pamunkey woman known for her traditional dance style, shows a photograph of herself wearing a buckskin dance outfit and carrying an eagle feather fan.

This photograph shows a woman's leather dance dress, made with three deer hides, fringed with beads. It was made by George Whitewolf, a renowned Monacan leather craftsman.

This photograph shows a bone necklace, Northern Plains style, and a beaded, fringed bag of deer hide and wolf hide, made by George Whitewolf. A renowned Monacan leather craftsman, George made and sold clothing and beadwork.

George Whitewolf, a Monacan leather craftsman, displays a shirt he made from white buckskin and the hide of a white wolf.


George Whitewolf, a Monacan leather craftsman, demonstrates his technique in 2006.