Pins?

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 9:50 AM

Pins?

Both of my grandmothers were pin wearers.  Most of the adult women I grew up around wore these decorative pieces of jewelry on their blouses, on the lapels of their jackets, or, as my dad’s mother and aunt did, on her hats. They were both a little eccentric and a lot of fun!

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Traditional Hopi Coiled Baskets

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 8:56 AM

Traditional Hopi Coiled Baskets

In the early 1900s, Hopi women began making baskets for the growing tourist market. The Fred Harvey Company was building hotels along the railroad lines and running “Harvey Car” tours into “Indian Country.”

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What's that Navajo girl doing making Hopi pots?

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 4:51 PM

What's that Navajo girl doing making Hopi pots?

If you study the history of the Southwestern tribes, you’ll find that the Hopi and Navajo have not always been the best of buddies. Some of the animosity is long term, going back to ancient days, and some of it relates to more recent times. 

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