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Celebrations for Quincy Tahoma

Happy Birthday, Quincy! As we have written before, we do not know for sure when Quincy Tahoma was born, but he claimed December 25th, so that’s okay with us. If Tahoma had survived his 40th birthday, he would now be … Continue reading

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Helping Navajo Elders

Post by Vera Marie Our friend, Elizabeth Rose of Santa Fe talks from time to time about Adopt a Native Elder. That made me think–if Quincy Tahoma had lived until 2012 instead of passing away in 1956, he would be … Continue reading

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Learning About Fred Kabotie

Post by Vera Marie Hopi artist Fred Kabotie (1900-1986), born nearly twenty years before Quincy Tahoma, had many talents.  While I knew about his skillful paintings and murals, and his children’s book illustrations, I learned more about him when his … Continue reading

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Enthusiastic Quincy Tahoma Fans

Post by Vera Marie Many people who buy Quincy Tahoma: The Life and Legacy of a Navajo Artist are enthusiastic about their purchases, but two people who bought the book when I was at the Heard Museum weekend before last … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Us!!

(Post by Vera Marie) Quincy Tahoma: The Life and Legacy of a Navajo Artist emerged from the publisher in April, 2011.  Charnell wrote this post in mid-March about getting her advance copy. But it is one year since we announced the official … Continue reading

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Heard Museum Indian Market 2012

Post by Vera Marie We were invited to sign copies of the Quincy Tahoma biography at the Heard Museum in Phoenix in early March. In addition to one of the best Indian arts and crafts stores you will find anywhere, … Continue reading

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Read About Dinetah

Post by Vera Marie Apologies for being away from the blog for a while.  We may be sporadic in our publishing for a time.  In the mean time, read this article in the Rolls Royce Owner’s Luxury Travel magazine about … Continue reading

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Sending book to School

Post by Vera Marie I just love a story with a happy ending, don’t you? On December 12, I wrote about my visit to the Keshmish Festival at Window Rock, which was held the first weekend in December at the … Continue reading

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