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    • Indian Country: Articles

    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • American literature -- West (U.S.); West (U.S.) -- Literary collections; West (U.S.) in literature; Indians of North America – Literary Collections
    • Original source material concerning Native American ceremonies as witnessed and reported on by non-native observers. Includes photographs. 23 pages (unpaginated)
    • Arizona Literary Magazine, Fall 1991

    • Conzelman, Karen (ed.); Greening, Cynthia L. (ed.)
    • Arizona Authors Association; Literary magazine--Arizona
    • Winning entries from the 1991 Arizona Authors Association Literary Contest in unpublished categories in Short Story, Poetry, and Essay.
      Table of Contents:
      First Place
      Short Story: Hero Of The Gap by H. Lee Barnes 5
      Poetry:...
    • 2015 Arizona Literary Magazine

    • Blake, Elizabeth Editor
    • Arizona Authors Association, Literature-Contests-Arizona
    • Winning entries in the 2014 Arizona Authors Association Literary Contest in unpublished categories of Poetry, Essays, Short Stories, Novels and published categories in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Literature
    • Mollie Talas working on a coiled basket

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Basket Making; Basket Maker; Basketry; Coiled Baskets; Plaques; Yucca plant
    • Mollie Talas of Shungopovi works on a coiled basket; she is pulling the mooho (yucca) leaves through. A completed plaque with an eagle in the center sits beside her.
    • Madeline Lamson splicing mooho (yucca) for a coiled basket

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Basket Making; Basket Makers; Basketry; Coiled Baskets; Plaques; Yucca plant
    • Basket weaver Madeline Lamson of Shungopovi in her home splices yucca for a large coiled basket. Two finished coiled plaques sit behind her. Next to her sits the mooho (yucca) plant she has harvested to make this basket.
    • Large coiled plaque with eagle in the center

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Basket Making; Basket Makers; Basketry; Coiled Baskets; Plaques; Yucca plant
    • This large coiled plaque created by Martha Leban of Shungopovi displays an eagle in the center, stylized rain and clouds three quarters of the way around the eagle, and four deer underneath the eagle.
    • Joyce Ann Saufkie working on a coiled plaque

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Basket Making; Basket Makers; Basketry; Coiled Baskets; Plaques; Yucca plant
    • Joyce Ann Saufkie of Shungopovi works on a coiled plaque by weaving the yucca strips through a hole with the awl in her right hand. Dyed and undyed strands stick out and are waiting to be coiled to create the plaque's pattern.
    • Joyce Ann Saufkie pulling mooho (yucca) strips with her teeth

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Basket Making; Basket Makers; Basketry; Coiled Baskets; Plaques; Yucca plant
    • Joyce Ann Saufkie of Shungopovi works on a basket. The mooho (yucca) strips are pulled tight in her teeth. In her right hand is an awl. With her left hand, she cleans the yucca strip so it can be used in the weaving.
    • Margie Lonnie weaving a coiled plaque

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Basket Making; Basket Makers; Basketry; Coiled Baskets; Plaques; Yucca plant
    • Margie Lonnie of Mishongnovi begins to weave a coiled plaque. The mooho (yucca) strands that will form the center of each coil and give the plaque its rigidity can be seen sticking out to the right. In her hand she holds the yucca strand she...
    • Madeline Lamson with her granddaughter and two coiled baskets

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Basket Making; Basket Makers; Basketry; Coiled Baskets; Plaques; Yucca plant
    • Madeline Lamson of Shungopovi poses with one of her granddaughters. A coiled plaque with a turtle design in the center sits next to her, and a started large basket sits in front of her.
    • Angwusnasomyaqa (Crow Mother Kachina) coiled plaque

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Basket Making; Basket Makers; Basketry; Coiled Baskets; Plaques; Yucca plant
    • Coiled plaque with Angwusnasomyaqa (Crow Mother Kachina). The plaque is seventeen and a quarter inches in diameter. The maker is unknown.
    • Joyce Ann Saufkie showing an uncompleted large coiled basket

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Basket Making; Basket Makers; Basketry; Kachinas; Coiled Baskets; Plaques; Yucca plant
    • Joyce Ann Saufkie of Shungopovi shows a large basket which is one-third completed. The basket, when finished, will contain four kachina figures and four rain cloud designs. In front of her is a plaque she created with a turtle design in the...
    • Abigail Kaursgowva finishes the rim of a wicker plaque

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Basket Making; Basket Makers; Basketry; Plaques; Wicker Baskets
    • Abigail Kaursgowva of Hotevilla finishes the rim of a wicker plaque using siwi (dune broom) twigs. One over, one under, the remaining siwi 'warps' are used to make the finished border which will then be coiled with black dyed mooho (yucca).
    • Oral History with Robert Kravetz, April 21, 2011

    • Kravetz, Robert
    • Phoenix (Ariz.)--History; Phoenix Indian Medical Center; Physicians--Arizona--Biography;
    • Dr. Robert Kravetz was born in New York City and grew up in New Jersey. He is a specialist in Gastroenterology (digestive diseases). Dr. Kravetz first came to Phoenix in 1961 as part of Public Health to work at the Phoenix Indian Hospital for two...
    • Oral History with Toni Miller, January 11, 2011

    • Miller, Toni
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--History; Souvenirs (Keepsakes)--West (U.S.); Small business--Aizona--Biography
    • Toni Miller owns the Miller Curio Company in Tucson, Arizona. The store has been family owned since 1936. The Miller family also owns another store in Estes Park, Colorado, where the family summers. They owned two other stores in Tucson: Zuni...
    • Oral History with Elizabeth Ragatz, May 23, 2011

    • Ragatz, Elizabeth
    • Sierra Vista (Ariz.)--History; Military spouses--Travel; Fort Huachuca (Ariz.); Korean War, 1950-1953--Military intelligence; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Military intelligence
    • Elizabeth Ragatz was born and raised in Nebraska. She married William T. Ragatz and followed him around the world during his career in the U.S. Army. They have six children. His last posting was at Fort Huachuca in Arizona. They retired in Sierra...
    • Oral History with Helen Vance, April 22, 2011

    • Vance, Helen
    • Sierra Vista (Ariz.)--History; Police--Arizona
    • Helen Vance was born in Mexico City in 1930. She talks about living and attending school in Mexico, where her father was a coffee buyer. Mrs. Vance and her husband, Reed Vance, moved to Sierra Vista, Arizona in 1959. Mr. Vance worked for the Sierra...

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