Indian Head Vase by Nola Campbell

Cultural Narrative: 

The indian head effigies on the sides of this vase hoor King Hagler of the Catawba Indian Nation. King Haigler was the leader of the Catawba Indian Nation in 1748. King Hagler became chief during a time of turmoil for the Catawba. The Catawba population was decreasing due to illnesses, crop failure, and raids of enemies. King Hagler worked diligently with other tribe's and settles to secure peace for the Catawba.