Kentucky Historical Society

Interview with Darla Jackson

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Mon, 06/07/2010





Native Americans, Indigenous peoples, Cherokee Indians, Appalachia, Coal mines and mining, Environmental consciousness, Traditional farming, traditions, Environment, Folk dancing, Medicinal plants, Gardening, Harlan County (Ky.)

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Darla Saylor Jackson discusses her Native American heritage and how those traditions are practiced and passed on today. She talks about growing up in the mountains of Eastern Kentucky. Subjects also include Native American heritage, Native American traditions, and a discussion of who is Native American or what it means to be Native American.

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