Yamassee Hokte ("Walks Gently Woman")
Yamassee Hokte is a member of the Southeastern Muskogee-Creek Elder Council.
She has been a painter, a weaver, and a potter for many years.
has taught primitive and tapestry weaving in Europe, Asia and the United States.
As an Ancient Hands artist, she
recreates traditional Southeastern pipes and designs original contemporary earthenware pipes in the Southeastern style.
has also made a lifelong study of archaeology, entomology and the healing qualities of plants.