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The Cats of Savone is in the News…The Escape of Two Convicted Killers from Clinton Correctional Facility

‘Little Siberia’ is back in the news.  The escape of two convicted killers from Clinton Correctional Facility – known to locals, prisoners, and even ardent movie fans as Dannemora – has propelled the ancient prison into the headlines.  The prison was the model for the fictional Savone State Prison which …

Cherokee Talisman War Club Comes to Life!

What a fantastic work of art!  This is Bruce Reed’s (Native Cherokee craftsman) rendition of the war club wielded by the character, Totsuhwa, in the novels Cherokee Talisman and Losing St. Christopher.   The war club is amazingly a single piece of walnut handcrafted in the traditional methods of the Cherokee …