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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: Tahoma’s Personal Life
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
Post by Vera Marie I have been reading a fascinating book about the life and business of Fred Harvey, who helped the Santa Fe railroad draw tourists to the western United States in the early twentieth century, and played a … Continue reading
Post by Charnell ‘Tis a Puzzlement! Navajo artist Quincy Tahoma loved to paint scenes where a horse or burro was scared by a skunk, causing the poor thing to bolt and race off for the next county — hopefully outrunning … Continue reading
Post by Vera Marie NOTE: I did not realize when I wrote this article that it would land in the middle of another name controversy. The code name Geronimo was used for the operation to kill Osama Bin Laden. Take … Continue reading
Post by Vera Marie I’ll be heading to Albuquerque later this week in order to speak at the BookWorks book store about Quincy Tahoma’s life and art. I’m delighted that David Brugge, who wrote the foreword to Quincy Tahoma: The … Continue reading
Post by Vera Continuing to thumb through the school file that we received from the National Archives, we discovered that the school and Indian Health Service made sure the children were healthy with frequent check-ups. Children living in close quarters … Continue reading
Post by Vera In the previous post about Tahoma’s school days, I told you how the National Archives file provided a valuable resource to understand Tahoma’s life. In that post, I focused mainly on the yearly reports of grades. An … Continue reading