This story originally appeared in the Spring 2022 print edition of the Tennessee State Museum Quarterly Newsletter.
Stickball Sticks and Ball by Jimmy Harlan and Michael Crowe, 2021
The Museum recently commissioned Eastern Band of the Cherokee artisan and woodcarver, Jimmy Harlan, to create a pair of stickball sticks for the collection. Michael Crowe, also a member of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee, created the ball. Stickball has long been an important part of the social ...