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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.
Although we are no longer regularly updating the blog, you can still purchase the book here. And if there is breaking news about Quincy or the book, we'll let you know. We are still looking at your comments and we want to keep the information here available to you.
Category Archives: Navajo
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
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
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
Post by Vera When I went to the Keshmish (Christmas) Festival at the Navajo Nation Museum in Window Rock, I could not resist bringing home this grandmother doll. This hand-made beauty resembles Pueblo story-teller dolls, but this doll has a distinctly … Continue reading
Post by Vera Among the many benefits of working on the Quincy Tahoma biography, we have had many opportunities to personally meet people whose lives touched Tahoma’s. When I went to Window Rock to the Navajo Nation’s Késhmish (Christmas) Festival … Continue reading
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