Category Archives: American Indian Art

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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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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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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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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Well Meaning or Harmful?

Post by Vera A reporter asked me recently what I thought about Dorothy Dunn and her teaching at the Santa Fe Indian School. There are definitely two schools of thought, as the reporter pointed out. Either Dorothy Dunn was enormously … Continue reading

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