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We are the authors of a biography of Navajo artist Quincy Tahoma, (1917-1956). At Tahoma blog, we share with you the the story of the search which became a book. Please join in our conversation and ask any questions, or share information about Quincy Tahoma.
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Category Archives: American Indians
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
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
Two artist/scholars set off on a road trip of exploration of Indian mounds in the southeastern United States. The exciting blog Ahalenia posted this introduction of their tour in early September. Since then the two have visited and reported on … Continue reading
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
Post by Vera Marie I get Google Alerts for some subjects related to Quincy Tahoma, American Indian Art and Navajos. Generally when I find something of interest, I post it on our Twitter account or Facebook page. But I just … Continue reading
Post by Vera Marie My sister and I are currently traveling in Canada–Nova Scotia to be exact–and have been learning about the Mi’kmaq people. (That name is pronounced Mee-maw. )What a surprise to learn that they are relatives of Quincy … Continue reading
Post by VMB Recently, I talked about how important railroads were to Tahoma’s life. They were important to his art, as well, but more indirectly. In Quincy Tahoma: The Life and Legacy of a Navajo Artist, we explore how the renaissance of … Continue reading
Post by Charnell Far away from Navajoland, deep in the southern part of Virginia, the Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian Tribe is reclaiming its heritage. A small tribe of dispersed members, it is the only Iroquoian tribe still residing in the Commonwealth … Continue reading