Breakthrough: Interpreting My Own Culture

Margaret Roach Wheeler

Chickasaw weaver and clothing designer Margaret Roach Wheeler says that her career reached new heights when she began creating designs that highlighted and interpreted her Chickasaw culture.

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Margaret Roach Wheeler is an award-winning weaver, fiber expert and textile artist.