The inspiring story of Geronima Montoya, artist, educator and Ohkay Owingeh (San Juan) Pueblo cultural leader. Montoya, or P'otsunu, was a Native American artist, mother, community leader, ceremonial participant, and master teacher of many famous Native American artists, and this beautifully designed book includes over 80 photographs and paintings and documents in word and image her long and remarkable life. The books follows her life from her time at the Santa Fe Indian School to her study of painting and the founding of the first Native American crafts cooperative. Authors Shutes and Mellick tell her story in her own words, gathered from 17 years of interviews and friendship.
- Authors: Jeanne Shutes and Jill Mellick
- Hardcover: 252 pages
- Publisher: University of New Mexico Press (1996)
- ISBN-10: 0826316433
- Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 5.8 x 1 inches
About the Artist
Jill Mellick is an author, artist and psychotherapist who has written books on dreaming, creativity and Pueblo Indian leader Geronima Montoya.
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