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Tahoma and the Buffalo

Post by Charnell With spring just around the corner, it will soon be time for backyard barbeques. What sounds good? Steak? Ribs? Chicken? How about a buffalo? A BUFFALO BARBEQUE?!! That’s exactly what Colonel Dale Bumstead served to Arizona’s finest … Continue reading

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Scottsdale presentation and book signing

Post by Charnell Old Town Scottsdale is the epitome of a shopper’s paradise!  From beautiful southwestern jewelry and pottery to paintings and sculptures to fantastic food and drink (make mine a caramel macchiato, please), it’s all available within easy walking distance of Guidon … Continue reading

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KVOI Radio Show Interview and El Charro Book Signing

Post by Charnell   Bill Buckmaster of Tucson’s radio station KVOI is one very talented guy!  His interview-style broadcast, Buckmaster Show, airs weekdays at noon PST and is enjoyed in more than 80 countries — either live or thorough his podcasts.  Over the last … Continue reading

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The Amerind Foundation, a Delightful Place to Sign Quincy Tahoma Books

Co-authors VeraMarie Badertscher and Charnell Havens give a presentation and sign copies of the book Quincy Tahoma: The Life and Legacy of a Navajo Artist at The Amerind Foundation in Dragoon, AZ. Continue reading

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Quincy Tahoma Book Signing at the Heard Museum

Co-authors Charnell Havens and Vera Marie Badertscher sign copies of the book Quincy Tahoma: The Life and Legacy of a Navajo Artist at the Heard Museum in Phoenix. Continue reading

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Part II Newly Discovered Treasures

Post by Charnell The previous post zeroed in on a photograph of T. Harmon Parkhurst’s studio provided by Marilyn Casabonne. It contained a historical treasure-trove of Quincy Tahoma paintings.  What could be better?  How about two more Parkhurst photos that show many more 

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Newly Discovered Treasures

Quincy Tahoma’s Art Dominates the Parkhurst Studio Post by Charnell Marilyn Casabonne smiled as she sorted through her parents’ Santa Fe memorabilia. Her mind floated back to early childhood days when her family and photographer T. Harmon Parkhurst spent many weekends at a mountain retreat.  Parkhurst snapped a … Continue reading

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Special Events at Indian Market

Post by Charnell Granted, the thousand or so Native artists displaying their magnificent wares had to be the BIG attraction at the Santa Fe Indian Market.  (Truth be known, I was unable to resist some watercolors, jewelry, hand-blown glass sculptures,  and a … Continue reading

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