Smith - Trevino, Feather

Feather is a former Junior Miss Cherokee 2007-08 and a former Miss Cherokee 2008-09. She is a Bill Gates Millennium Scholarship recipient and is currently attending Arkansas State Univeristy Mastering in Biology after recently graduating from Northeastern State University with a double major in Biology—Fish and Wildlife. After working for the Cherokee Heritage Center for years as a tour guide she is currently working as a Biologist for the Cherokee Nation. She is a story teller, basket weaver, can demonstrate stickball and the making of the sticks and the balls, the blowgun, makes pucker toe moccasins, can do finger weavings, twining, and clay bead necklaces. Feather's first love is weaving baskets though. It is relaxing for her and she loves the challenge of new patterns. She prefers to work with flat reed to weave her baskets and make her Cherokee purses.

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