Eunice Carney

(American | Athabascan, born 1909, died 1993)

Late Athabascan artist Eunice Carney was born in Rampart House, Yukon Territory, Canada on the border of Alaska at the edge of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. A Kutchin elder, She was a master of traditional textiles and beadwork. She co-authored the book "A Special Gift: The Kutchin Beadwork Tradition" with art historian Kate Duncan. Together in 1982 they travelled to Kutchin communities in Alaska and the Yukon Territory to interview beadwork artists.