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    About Apache Pottery

    The Apache homeland in the American Southwest is the site of natural deposits of clay laced with mica, which give Apache pottery its beauty and durability. The craft of Apache pottery waned, in part, because the reservations where the Apache were forced to live did not contain the micaceous clay the potters relied on. The craft has made a comeback through the efforts of several skilled descendants who learned from elders.

    Source nativeamericanencyclopedia.com

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