Category Archives: Navajo

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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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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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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Navajo Grandmother

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

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Quincy’s FIRST girlfriend?

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

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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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Remembering Tahoma’s Family Past

This photo is posted as part of Travel Photo Thursday, and you can see more photos at Budget Travel Sandbox. Vera and Charnell traveled to Tuba City in search of the history of Navajo artist Quincy Tahoma, and with the help … Continue reading

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