Robert Maney

Robert Maney is a stone carver from the Big Cove community.  His grandfather Guy George taught him at age six how to hold his knife properly and as Robert refined his technique he was able to start selling those carvings at age nine. 

Robert specializes in carving steatite and pipestone.  He has won multiple ribbons at the Cherokee Fall Festival for those unique carvings.

Louise Goings

“My grandfather taught be how to hold a knife properly at age six.”