Tag Archives: Navajo artist

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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Book Chosen as a TOP PICK

Post by Vera What a GIFT! Whee! Our book is a winner! Please excuse me if I’m a little giddy. Each year a limited number of books are chosen as Southwest Books of the Year and this year, Quincy Tahoma: The Life and … 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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John I. King’s Paintings Show Quincy Tahoma Influence

Post by Charnell Sunday morning was my last trip to Santa Fe’s 2011 Indian Market, and I was ambling past the remaining tents I hadn’t seen before.  Tired and almost on auto pilot, I stopped abruptly — now on full alert — drawn to paintings in … Continue reading

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Tahoma Illustrates a Children’s Book

Post by Charnell Dorothy Dunn, the art teacher who founded The Studio at Santa Fe Indian School, had a profound impact on student artist Quincy Tahoma and his contemporaries in the 1930s.  But the movement to allow and encourage Indian children … Continue reading

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More Acknowledgements — This Time from Charnell

Post by Charnell It’s amazing how sometimes things just fall into place like pieces of a giant puzzle. Vera’s  last two posts were dedicated to thanking some special folks who helped her (and sometimes both of us) navigate our long, challenging research journey … Continue reading

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Rave Review for Tahoma Bio

Post by Vera Marie Today we are publishing an excerpt from a rave review from Rosemary Carstens at Feast of Books. Please click over to read the  entire review at Feast. Rosemary writes about travel and books, but her main … Continue reading

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Travel Tips for the Navajo Reservation

Post by Vera Marie Are you planning your summer vacation travel? Maybe Quincy can give you some ideas for travel in his own Navajo Land. While he was still in school, he went to Chinle, near Canyon de Chelly one year, … Continue reading

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