Brains And Bucks: Appalachian Women Continue Hide-Tanning Tradition

In a quiet neighborhood in southeast Ohio, Talcon Quinn and her 12-year-old apprentice Juniper Ballew have revived an age-old tradition with just three ingredients: a deer skin, some water and a handful of animal brains. They have transformed a hairy, fleshy animal skin into buckskin, a buttery soft material stronger than fabric.

Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies Response to COVID-19

A building sign during the COVID-19 pandemic that reads Standing Together in Solidarity Six Feet Apart

UPDATED JULY 23, 2020 With the global spread of COVID-19, we find ourselves in extraordinary and uncertain times. We have a brand promise at Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies (MACP) – Engage. Build Trust. Make a Difference. While we strive to live these words with each other and our partners every day at MACP, these unprecedented