Dragonflies

 

 

Native American Pueblo Dragonfly Artwork

Our name, Shumakolowa, comes from the Zuni word for dragonfly and is pronounced “Shoe-mu-koh-low-wa.” The dragonfly is an important animal for the Pueblo people of New Mexico and other tribes of the Southwest. These special creatures are seen as messengers, speaking to the thunder and clouds to bring moisture and blessings to the people. The Dragonfly is represented in all five Pueblo languages:

Da-Wah-ga (Dah-wah-gah) Keresan
P’oetsidéh (Poh-See-Day) Tewa
Tdah-She-Khoda (Tdah-she-coda) Tiwa
Ba’ahwha (Bah-ah-wah) Towa
Shumak’olo:wa (Shoe-mu-koh-low-wa) Zuni
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  • Glendora Fragua Dragonfly Seed Pot
    Glendora Fragua Dragonfly Seed Pot - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • George Toya "Sun with 4Dragonflys" Framed Painting
    George Toya Contemporary
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  • Dalton James "Butterflies & Flowers" Print
    Dalton James Hopi Butterflies and Flowers Print - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • Dragonfly's Tale
    Dragonfly’s Tale - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • The Boy who Made Dragonfly: A Zuni Myth Retold
    The Boy who Made Dragonfly: A Zuni Myth Retold-Indian Pueblo Store
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  • Legendary Purple Dragonfly Hat
    Legendary Purple Dragonfly Hat-Indian Pueblo Store
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