The Living History of Core Sound Decoys

Somewhere & Elsewhere

Jul 22 2020 • 18 mins

Hunters and carvers along the Core Sound have been hand-carving wooden duck decoys for well over a century. In this episode, three members of the Core Sound Decoy Carver's Guild on Harkers Island walk us through the history of that tradition, how it has changed, and what it can teach us about how culture moves.

Core Sound Decoy Carvers Guild:
Wayne Davis:
Jerry Talton:
Casey Arthur:
Joshua Hinson:

This episode was produced by Christian Green.

Broadcast from the Working Narratives studio, this series uncovers stories from artists across the coastal Carolina region.

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