Artists and Scholar List: M–R

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  • Sheridan MacKnight (Hunkpapa Lakota/White Earth Ojibwe) or (Lakota/Ojibwe), painter, link
  • Joe Maktima (Hopi/Laguna), painter AskArt
  • Amy Malbeuf (Métis), interdisciplinary artist, link
  • Duane Maktima (Hopi), jeweler, silversmith
  • Jack Malotte (Western Shoshone/Washoe), painter, GBNA
  • Marlene Riding In Mameah (Pawnee, 1933–2018), metalsmith, painter, biowiki
  • Victoria Mamnguqsualuk (Inuk, 1930–2016), draftsperson, printmaker, sculptor, textile artist, wiki
  • Lolita Manuel (Tohono O’odham, 1910–2003), basket maker
  • Royce Manuel (Akimel O’odham), basket maker, utilitarian artist, bio
  • Benson Manygoats (Navajo), jeweler
  • Thomas Breeze Marcus (Tohono O’odham), painter. His complete tribal affiliations are Tohono O’odham/Akimel O’odham/Ponca/Otoe/Hopi.
  • Alison Marks (Tlingit), née Bremner, jeweler, painter, printmaker, sculptor, link
  • Lee Marmon (Laguna), photographer
  • Bobby C. Martin (Muscogee Creek), printmaker, link
  • Lee-Ann Martin (Mohawk), curator, educator, bio
  • Mungo Martin (Kwakwaka’wakw, 1879–1962), woodcarver, wiki
  • Cristóbal Martínez (Chicano), composer, sound artist
  • Julian Martinez (San Ildefonso, 1889–1943), painter, link
  • Maria Martinez (San Ildefonso, 1887–1980), potter, link
  • Mario Martinez (Pascua Yaqui), painter, link
  • Olonuili Martínez (Guna), painter, Panama
  • Robert Martinez (Northern Arapaho), painter
  • Rocky “CYFI” Martinez (Yaqui), painter
  • Victora Masayesva Jr. (Hopi), photographer, link
  • Kelli Mashburn (Osage), photographer, link
  • Âhasiw Maskêgon-Iskwê (Cree/Métis, 1958–2006), installation artist, performance artist, bio
  • Leah Mata (Chumash), jeweler, regalia maker
  • Cathy Mattes (Métis), art historian, curator
  • Jeannie Maxim (Ahtna), beadwork artist, regalia maker
  • Dallin Maybee (Northern Arapaho/Seneca), mixed media
  • Zahn McClarnon (Standing Rock Sioux), actor, wiki
  • Deborah McConnell (Hupa/Yurok/Quinault), basket maker
  • Daniel McCoy Jr. (Muscogee/Potawatomi), painter, link
  • Frederick R. McDonald (Woodland Cree), painter, bio
  • Kevin McGhee (Brulé/Yanktonai), painter
  • Jay McGirt, also Damien Jay McGirt (Muscogee/Seminole descent, 1953–2018), beadwork artist, language instructor, textile artist
  • Molly McGlennen (Ojibwe descent), educator, poet
  • Christine Nofchissey McHorse (Navajo), ceramic artist, sculptor, link
  • Joel McHorse (Taos), ceramic artist
  • Clint McKay (Pomo/Wappo/Wintun), basket maker, jeweler, shell carver, enrolled with the Dry Creek Pomo
  • Glenda McKay (Ingalik Athabascan), diverse, sculptor, textile artist, link
  • Lucy McKay (Dry Creek Pomo/Northern Sierra Miwok), basket maker
  • Mabel McKay (Pomo/Patwin, 1907–1993), basket maker, was a member of the Long Valley Cache Creek Pomo, wiki
  • Simone McLeod (Ojibwe Cree), painter, link
  • Gerald McMaster (Plains Cree/Siksika), PhD, curator, wiki
  • Meryl McMaster (Plains Cree/Siksika), photographer, link
  • Larry McNeil (Tlingit/Nisga’a), photographer, link
  • Nataanii Means (Oglala Lakota/Navajo/Omaha), actor, filmmaker, singer, Bandcamp
  • Jacob Meders (Mechoopda Maidu), printmaker, link
  • Medicine Crow (Crow, ca. 1848–1920), ledger artist
  • Da-ka-xeen Mehner (Tlingit/Nisga’a), sculptor, interdisciplinary artist, link
  • Melissa Melero-Moose (Northern Paiute/Modoc), mixed media artist, link
  • Luis Méndez (Guna, 1934–2008), medical illustrator, painter, Panama, résumé
  • America Meredith (Cherokee Nation), critic, curator, fumage artist, painter, printmaker, link
  • Mary Ellen Meredith (Cherokee Nation), curator, writer
  • Jessica R. Metcalfe, PhD (Turtle Mountain Chippewa), art historian, link
  • Ken Metoxen (Oneida Nation), ceramic artist
  • Linda Lou Metoxin (Navajo), silversmith
  • Drew Michael (Yup’ik), woodcarver, link
  • Patricia Michaels (Taos), fashion designer, link
  • Alan Michelson (Mohawk), sculptor
  • Tiffany Midge (Standing Rock Sioux), author, poet, link, wiki
  • Gloria Miguel (Guna descent/Rappahonack), actor, educator, link
  • Muriel Miguel (Guna descent/Rapphonack), actor, choreographer, director, writer, link
  • Douglas Miles (San Carlos Apache/Akimel O’odham), painter
  • Delbert Miller (Skokomish), drum maker, singer
  • Hatty Ruth Miller (Lumbee), painter
  • Lyle Miller Sr. (Yankton Dakota), painter
  • Dylan Miner (Métis), installation artist, printmaker, link
  • Leena Minifie (Gitxaala Tsimshian), filmmaker
  • Ashley Minner, PhD (Lumbee), photographer, folklorist, link
  • Whitney Minthorn (Umatilla), photographer, link
  • Wanesia Spry Misquadace (Fond du Lac Ojibwe), birch bark biter, jeweler
  • Anna Sixkiller Mitchell (Cherokee Nation, 1926–2012), ceramic artist
  • Nancy Marie Mithlo, PhD (Chiricahua Apache), author, curator, editor, link
  • Al Momaday (Kiowa, 1913–1981), painter, also Alfred Momaday, bio
  • N. Scott Momaday (Kiowa), author, painter, poet, wiki
  • Kent Monkman (Cree), painter, performance artist, link
  • Caroline Monnet (Algonquin), interdisciplinary artist, filmmaker, wiki
  • Jesse Monongye (Navajo), jeweler
  • Preston Monongye (Mexican/Mission Indian, 1927–1987), jeweler
  • Lauren Monroe Jr. (Blackfeet), painter, link
  • Geri Montano (Navajo/Comanche), painter, link
  • Donald F. Montileaux (Oglala Lakota), illustrator, ledger artist, link
  • Gail Montour (Mohawk), beadwork artist
  • Gerónima Cruz Montoya (Ohkay Owingeh, 1915–2015), painter
  • Warren Montoya (Santa Ana/Santa Clara Pueblos), painter, LinkedIn
  • Ardina Moore (Quapaw/Osage), regalia maker, textile artist
  • Erica Pretty Eagle Moore (Osage/Otoe-Missouria/Pawnee/Sac & Fox), graphic designer, photographer, link
  • Paul C. Moore (Chickasaw), sculptor, bio
  • Stephen Mopope (Kiowa, 1898–1974), painter, one of the Kiowa Six
  • Jennifer Moquino (Santa Clara Pueblo), ceramic artist
  • Rowena Mora (Jicarilla Apache), basket maker
  • Rodolfo Morales (Zapotec, 1925–2001), painter, wiki
  • Sisa Morales (Otavalo), fashion designer, Ecuador, Facebook
  • Beverly Bear King Moran (Standing Rock Lakota), beadwork artist, band: Hunkpapa, link
  • Mary Morez (Navajo), painter, link
  • Judith Morgan (Gitxsan, 1930–2016), painter, bio
  • Valerie Morgan (Kwakwaka’wakw/Gitxsan), sculptor
  • Peter Morin (Tahltan), draftsperson, educator, painter, printmaker, link
  • Angie Morrill (Klamath), PhD, scholar, academia.edu
  • George Morrison (Grand Portage Ojibwe, 1919–2000), painter, sculptor
  • Norval Morrisseau (Bingwi Neyaashi Ojibwe, ca. 1932–2007), painter, his birthyear is also given as 1931, wiki
  • Suzanne Morrissette (Cree/Métis), curator, interdisciplinary artist
  • Isaac Murdoch (Serpent River Ojibwe), painter, printmaker
  • Ramon Murillo (Shoshone/Bannock), painter, printmaker, link
  • Lisa Myers (Beausoleil Ojibwe), curator, interdisciplinary artist, musician, link
  • Marlena Myles (Dakota/Mohegan/Muscogee), digital artist, graphic artist, enrolled Spirit Lake Tribe, link
  • Nadia Myre (Kitigan Zibi Algonquin), interdisciplinary artist, link

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  • TahNibaa Naataanii (Navajo), textile artist, link
  • Phil Naavasya (Hopi), jeweler, silversmith
  • Danika Naccarella (Nuxalk/Kwakwaka’wakw), woodcarver
  • Julie Nagam, PhD (Métis), art historian, interdisciplinary artist, bio
  • Rainy Naha (Hopi-Tewa), ceramic artist
  • Nahaan (Tlingit), designer, tattoo artist, Facebook
  • Jaycee Nahohai (Zuni), ceramic artist
  • Josephine Nahohai (Zuni, 1912–2007), ceramic artist
  • Milford Nahohai (Zuni), ceramic artist, bio
  • Gerald Nailor Jr. (Picuris/Navajo), painter
  • Gerald Nailor Sr. (Navajo, 1917–1952), painter, printmaker, wiki
  • Randy Najohai (1958–2016), ceramic artist, bio
  • Arlo Namingha (Hopi-Tewa), sculptor
  • Dan Namingha (Hopi-Tewa), painter, sculptor, link
  • Michael Namingha (Hopi-Tewa), digital artist
  • Nampeyo (Hopi-Tewa, ca. 1860–1942), ceramic artist, wiki
  • Wanda Nanibush (Beausoleil Ojibwe), author, video artist, link
  • Jody Naranjo (Santa Clara Pueblo), potter, link
  • Eliza Naranjo Morse (Santa Clara descent), painter
  • Nora Naranjo Morse (Tewa), sculptor, enrolled: Santa Clara Pueblo
  • Adrian Nasafoti (Hopi), katsina carver, woodcarver, link
  • Ehren Kee Natay (Navajo/Kewa), jeweler, painter, link
  • Ed Natiya (Navajo), sculptor, AskArt
  • Emmett Navakuku (Hopi), draftsperson, jeweler, painter, link
  • Joy Navasie, Paqua Naha, Second Frog Woman (Hopi-Tewa, 1919–2001), pottery
  • Phil Navasya (Hopi), jeweler
  • Naveek (Navajo), jeweler, link
  • David Anthony Neel (Kwakwaka’wakw), jeweler, link
  • David Lyle Neel (Kwakwaka’wakw, 1937–1961), painter, also known as David Neel Sr., bio
  • Edwin Neel (Kwakwaka’wakw/Nuu-chah-nulth), woodcarver, bio
  • Ellen Neel (Kwakwaka’wakw, 1916–1966), woodcarver
  • Lou-ann Neel (Kwakwaka’wakw), jeweler, painter, textile artist, woodcarver, bio | Facebook
  • Neikame (Wixárika), yarn painter
  • Denise Neil, PhD (Delaware Tribe/Cherokee Nation) or (Delaware/Cherokee), writer, scholar
  • Renee Nejo (Mesa Grande Kumeyaay), video game designer, link
  • Jonathan Nelson (Navajo), comic artist, link
  • Geo Neptune (Passamaquoddy), basket maker, link
  • Peter George Neptune (Passamaquoddy), basket maker
  • Arlene Ness (Gitxsan), carver
  • Calvert Nevaquaya (Comanche), painter
  • Doc Tate Nevaquaya (Comanche, 1932–1996), flautist, painter, given name Joyce Lee Nevaquaya, OHS
  • Joe Dale Tate Nevaquaya (Comanche/Yuchi), poet
  • Timothy Tate Nevaquaya (Comanche), painter
  • Lloyd Kiva New (Cherokee Nation, 1916–2002), fashion designer
  • New Bear (A’aninin, 19th century), ledger artist
  • Virgil Nez (Navajo), painter, link
  • Benjamin Nicholas (Garifuna, 1930–2012), painter, Belize
  • Isiah Nicholas (Garifuna), painter, Benjamin’s son, Belize
  • Marianne Nicolson (Kwakwaka’wakw), PhD, glass artist, installation artist, link
  • Nanna Ánike Nikolajsen (Tunumiu) [also Tunumioq, Eastern Greenlandic Inuk], installation artist, link
  • Teevee Ningiukulu (Inuk), draftsperson, bio
  • Glenn Nipshank (Cree), potter, FB
  • Shelley Niro (Mohawk), photographer, link
  • Pitseolak Niviaqsi (Inuk, 1947–2015), printmaker, sculptor, Canada, artnet
  • Jeneen Frei Njootli (Vuntut Gwitchin), installation artist, painter
  • Nigit’stil Norbert (Gwich’in), installation artist, photographer, link
  • Holly Nordlum (Iñupiaq), graphic designer, jeweler, printmaker, tattoo artist, link
  • Raymond Nordwall (Pawnee/Ojibwe/Cherokee), painter
  • Bonita Wa Wa Calachaw Nuñez, also Bonita Wa Wa Chaw Nuñez (Luiseño, 1888–1972), painter, worldcat, believed to be Rincon Luiseño, not certain
  • Shelden Nuñez-Velarde (Jicarilla Apache), ceramic artist, link
  • Florence Nupok Malewotkuk (St. Lawrence Island Yupik, 1906–1971), draftsperson
  • Spencer Nutima (Hopi), katsina carver

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  • Meghann O’Brien (Haida/Kwakwaka’wakw), basket maker, textile artist, link
  • Kim Obrzut (Hopi), sculptor, link
  • Jay Odjick (Kitigan Zibi Algonquin), comic artist, link
  • Daphne Odjig (Odawa/Potawatomi, 1919–2016), painter, link
  • Jamie Okuma (Luiseño/Shoshone/Bannock), beadwork artist, fashion designer
  • Sandra Okuma (Luiseño/Shoshone/Bannock), beadwork artist, painter
  • Melvin Olanna (Iñupiaq, 1941–1991), sculptor
  • Marvin Oliver (Quinault/Isleta), glass artist, printmaker, bio
  • Fernando Olivera (Zapotec, 1962–2018), painter, bio
  • José Olivera Pérez (Zapotec), woodcarver, Mexico
  • Ologwagdi, also Armando Díaz Rivera (Guna), muralist, painter, Panama
  • Mike One Star (Sicangu Lakota), ledger artist
  • Jessie Oonark (Inuk, 1906–1985), draftsperson, textile artist, wiki
  • Oqwa Pi (San Ildefonso, 1899–1971), “Red Cloud,” painter
  • Simon Ortiz (Acoma), poet
  • Virgil Ortiz (Cochiti), ceramic artist, fashion designer
  • Laura Ortman (White Mountain Apache), musician, bio
  • John Oscar (Yup’ik), mixed-media artist, painter, link
  • Jessica Osceola (Seminole Tribe of Florida), beadwork artist, regalia maker, sculptor, link
  • Jane Osti (Cherokee Nation), ceramic artist, wiki | Facebook
  • Angie Reano Owen (Kewa), jeweler, lapidarian
  • Narcissa Chisholm Owen (Cherokee, 1831–1911), fingerweaver, painter, link
  • Lloyd Oxendine (Lumbee, 1942–2015), painter, art historian, curator

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  • Juanita Pahdopony (Comanche), mixed media artist, printmaker
  • Pahponee (Kickapoo/Potawatomi), potter (Kickapoo Tribe of Indians of the Kickapoo Reservation in Kansas and Citizen Nation Potawatomi), link
  • Andy Palacio (Garifuna, 1960–2008), musician, wiki
  • Ludwig Palacio, DVM (Garifuna), gallerist, painter, sculptor, veternarian
  • Martin Panamick (M’Chigeeng Ojibwe)
  • Chris Pappan (Kaw/Osage/Lakota), draftsperson, ledger artist, painter. His Lakota heritage comes from the Cheyenne River Sioux.
  • Paqua Naha, Frog Woman (Hopi-Tewa, ca. 1890–1955), potter
  • Bryan Parker (Apache/Muscogee/Choctaw), painter, enrolled White Mountain Apache, bio
  • Caroline Parker (Seneca, ca. 1824–1892), beadwork artist, regalia maker (Wolf Clan, Tonawanda, 1826 also given as a birth year)
  • Molina Parker (Oglala Lakota/Cheyenne), beadwork artist, bio
  • Molly Neptune Parker (Passamaquoddy), basket maker
  • Cherish Parrish (Potawatomi/Odawa), basket maker
  • Dionne Paul (Coast Salish)
  • Tim Paul (Nuu-chah-nulth), woodcarver
  • Henry Payer (Winnebago), painter
  • Etta Peacock (Navajo), textile artist
  • Ben Pease (Crow/Northern Cheyenne), painter, link
  • Leonard Peltier (Turtle Mountain Chippewa/Lakota/Dakota), painter, link
  • Olonigdi Pelusio Chiari (Guna), painter, Panama
  • Alex J. Peña (Comanche/Pawnee/San Ildefonso), painter, printmaker, link
  • Amado Peña (Pascua Yaqui, tribally designated artisan), painter, link
  • Guillermo Gómez-Peña (Chicano)*, performance artist, link
  • Tonita Peña, Quah Ah (San Ildefonso, 1893–1949), painter
  • Robert L. Penn (Sicangu Lakota/Omaha, 1946–1999), painter, link
  • John Isaiah Pepion (Blackfeet), painter, link
  • Selena Peratrovich (Haida, 1890–1984), basket maker, CWAHI
  • Grace Rosario Perkins (Navajo/Akimel O’odham), painter, link
  • Moira Pernambuco-Holsten (Wapishana), photographer, Guyana-born American, link
  • Peshlakai, Slim Silversmith, White Iron (Navajo), silversmith
  • Fred Peshlakai (Navajo, 1896–1972), jeweler
  • Lydia Stevens Peshlakai or Lydia Peshlakai (Navajo, 1935–2013), weaver
  • Norbert Peshlakai (Navajo, b. 1953), jeweler
  • Pamela J. Peters (Navajo), filmmaker, photographer, link
  • Summer Peters (Saginaw Ojibwe), beadwork artist, bio
  • Shaun Peterson (Puyallup), carver, painter, and printmaker, link
  • Patsy Phillips (Cherokee Nation), museum director
  • Adrian Pinnecoose, also Adrian Standing Elk Pinnecoose (Navajo/Southern Ute), digital artist
  • Jamasee Pitseolak (Inuk), sculptor, bio (His name is often spelled Jamasie, but we will use Jamasee.)
  • Peter Pitseolak (Inuk, 1902–1973), photographer, wiki
  • Tim Pitsiulak (Inuk, 1967–2016)
  • Lillian Pitt (Wasco/Yakama/Warm Springs), sculptor, link
  • McKee Platero (Navajo), jeweler
  • Leo Poblano (Zuni, 1905–1959), carver, jeweler, lapidarian
  • Susan Point (Musqueam), printmaker, sculptor, wiki
  • Edward Poitras (Métis), painter, wiki
  • Jane Ash Poitras (Cree), painter, printmaker, wiki
  • Otis Polelonema (Hopi, 1902–1981), painter
  • Jackson Polys (Tlingit), carver
  • Carl Ponca (Osage, 1938–2013), painter
  • Wendy Ponca (Osage), fashion designer and textile artist
  • Horace Poolaw (Kiowa, 1906–1984), photographer
  • Tom Poolaw (Kiowa), photographer
  • Annie Pootoogook (Inuk, 1969–2016), draftsperson, wiki
  • Kananginak Pootoogook (Inuk, 1935–2010), printmaker, sculptor, wiki
  • Napachie Pootoogook (Inuk, 1938–2002), draftsperson, wiki
  • Leo Poblano (Zuni, 1905–1959), jeweler
  • Barry Pottle (Inuk), photographer, link
  • Ashley Pourier (Oglala Lakota) curator
  • Kevin Pourier (Oglala Lakota), jeweler, sculptor, link
  • Valerie Pourier (Oglala Lakota), jeweler, sculptor,  link
  • Charlie Pratt (Southern Cheyenne-Arapaho, 1937–2017), metal sculptor
  • Harvey Pratt (Southern Cheyenne-Arapaho), draftsperson, police forensic artist, Cheyenne peace chief, link
  • Chris Pruitt (Laguna), jeweler, link
  • Zachary Presley (Chickasaw), digital artist
  • Jon Proudstar (Yaqui/Maya descent), comic artist
  • Pat Pruitt (Laguna), jeweler
  • Delores Purdaby (Secwepemc), basket maker
  • Rye Purvis (Navajo), painter

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  • Al Qöyawayma (Hopi), ceramic artist, link
  • Rosalie Quam (Zuni, 1929–1989), lapidarian
  • Joel Queen (Eastern Band Cherokee), jeweler, potter, sculptor
  • Joe H. Quintana (Cochiti, 1915–1991), jeweler
  • Teresa Kaulaity Quintana (Kiowa), link

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  • Bill Rabbit (Cherokee Nation), painter, link
  • Traci Rabbit (Cherokee Nation), designer, painter, link
  • Sherry Farrell Racette (Métis), author, curator
  • David Rahr (Cayuga/Cherokee), filmmaker
  • Tammy Rahr (Cayuga), beadwork artist, regalia maker
  • Cheyenne Randall (Cheyenne River Sioux), digital artist, Facebook
  • Brenna Ravenshead (Cheyenne River Sioux), beadwork artist
  • Carl Ray (Sandy Lake Cree, 1943–1978), painter
  • Darby Raymond-Overstreet (Navajo), digital artist, printmaker, link
  • Austin Realrider (Pawnee), sculptor
  • Charlene Sanchez Reano (San Felipe), jeweler, lapidarian (married into Kewa family)
  • Dominique Reano (Cochiti/Kewa), ceramic artist
  • Harlan Reano (Kewa), ceramic artist, link
  • Tracy Rector (Seminole/Choctaw), filmmaker, bio
  • Martin Red Bear (Oglala/Sicangu Lakota), hide painter, painter, bio
  • Robert Redbird (Kiowa, 1939–2016), painter
  • Richard Red Owl (Oglala Lakota), painter
  • Kevin Red Star (Crow), painter
  • Wendy Red Star (Crow), installation artist, photographer
  • Jeri Redcorn (Caddo/Potawatomi), ceramic artist, link
  • Luanne Redeye (Seneca), beadwork artist, painter, printmaker, link
  • Skeena Reece  (Cree/Tsimshian/Gitksan), interdisciplinary artist
  • Daniel Sunshine Reeves (Navajo), jeweler
  • Bill Reid (Haida, 1920–1998), jeweler, sculptor, link
  • Jolene Rickard (Tuscarora), curator, historian, installation artist
  • Leonard (Black Moon) Riddles (Comanche, 1918–2003), painter
  • Eric-Paul Riege (Navajo), installation artist, performance artist, link
  • Lin Risling (Yurok/Karuk/Hupa), painter, link
  • Clarissa Rizal (Tlingit, 1956–2016), painter, textile artist, link
  • Ambrose Roanhorse (Navajo, 1904–1982), jeweler
  • Morris Robinson (Hopi, ca. 1900–1987), jeweler
  • Abel Rodríguez (Nonuya), botanical painter, Colombia, bio
  • Kimberly Rodriguez (Muscogee/Lakota), photographer, link
  • Teri Rofkar (Tlingit, 1956–2016), basket maker, textile artist, link
  • Will Rogers (Cherokee, 1879–1935), actor, screenwriter, producer, Wiki
  • Cara Romero (Chemehuevi), photographer, link
  • Diego Romero (Cochiti), ceramic artist
  • Leona Romero (Tohono O’odham), basket maker,
  • Mateo Romero (Cochiti), painter
  • Teresita Chavez Romero (Cochiti, 1894–1991), ceramic artist
  • Sarah Rowe (Ponca/Lakota), installation artist
  • Abraham Anghik Ruben (Inuvialuk), sculptor, link
  • Bessie Russell (Cherokee Nation), basket maker
  • Lisa Rutherford (Cherokee Nation), ceramic and textile artist, link

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