Over the centuries, Native American art has developed into many different forms such as beadwork, weaving and pottery. Native American art can also pass down a family’s legacy from one generation to the next. A person’s art can include designs from an individual’s creativity but it can also include someone’s traditions. Do you call on art to keep your family’s legacy alive? How are you keeping your family’s legacy strong through art? Can Native art keep our traditions safe? Join us as we delve into the creative world of Native artists and their legacies.
Elizabeth “Betts” Doxtator (Mohawk) — corn husk artist and owners of Everything Cornhusk Gallery
Florence Riggs (Navajo) — 55th Annual 2013 Guild Indian Fair & Market’s Signature Artist, master pictorial weaver
David Gaussoin (Picuris and Navajo) — taught at IAIA and the Poeh Arts Program in Pojoaque
Break Music: We’re Going Home (song) Clark Tenakhongva (artist) Hear My Song, Hear My Prayer – Songs from the Hopi Mesas (album)