Myrtle Cata

(1953-Present) Pueblo: San Felipe/San Juan Ohkey Owingeh Pueblo In their book, Southwestern Pottery, Allen Hayes and John Blom state Myrtle Cata’s plain war “in some ways echoes earlier times at San Juan. It’s thin, graceful and undecorated, a result of the ever-escalating sophistication among the best potters from all the pueblos.” (126) Myrtle Cata is [...]

Tim Yazzie

(1968-Present)  Tribal Affiliation: Navajo and San Felipe Pueblo Tim Yazzie was raised in the San Felipe Pueblo in New Mexico. His grandparents were pueblo pottery makers, rug makers and jewelers. Tim’s grandfather was a traditionalist, and a deeply spiritual man. Tim learned valuable things from him about his life and ceremonial events. As a youth, [...]