Basketmaking

Doug Elliott

Storyteller, naturalist, craft demonstrator

Union Mills, NC (Rutherford County)

Doug Elliott was raised in Maryland where he developed a passion for the natural world that eventually brought him to the North Carolina mountains where he has lived for almost thirty years. Doug interviewed, befriended, and apprenticed with a number of older tradition bearing mountain folks. Today, Doug gives public performances, workshops, and other presentations using knowledge and experience collected from these tradition bearers.

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