Carola Jones (Seminole & Gullah/Geechee) is an Indigenous Knowledge Keeper and Kokum. A knowledge keeper of historical traditional textile practices of Algonquin Southeastern Woodlands people of color. Carola is an academically trained studio artist, art historian and teaching artist in K-12, community college and university settings including online instruction. As a founding member of the international Seed To Runway Project, she teaches about growing and harvesting local plants and flowers for color and medicine by reconnecting with ancestral land and developing entrepreneurial skills. She is a studio artist, Pow Wow dancer, working traveler, writer, bundle binder, and storyteller who lives on the Coastal Plains of Eastern North Carolina.