Letitia C. George has resided on the Qualla Boundary for most of her life. A resident of the Painttown Community she learned to bead from her mother as a young girl. She started off doing cornbead necklaces and daisy chains. Eventually she learned how to work on a bead loom and expanded on the beading styles she knew.
Beading is relaxing to Letitia, as well as her other love, photography. An art form she learned later in life, Letitia has taken photography classes at Southwestern Community College and the New York Institute of Photography.
Art is important to Letitia because it helps keep the tradition her mom taught her.