Nancy (Yellow Aspen) Youngblood is active/lives in New Mexico. Nancy Youngblood is known for Indian pottery, miniatures, carving, design.
Biography Nancy Youngblood
Known for her colorful, intricately designed Southwest Indian-motif
pottery, Nancy Youngblood was born at Fort Lewis, Washington but at age
13 moved with her mother to the Santa Clara Pueblo in New Mexico while
her father served in Vietnam. Her mother, Mela Youngblood, was a
potter, as was Nancy's grandmother, Margaret Tafoya, "the matriarch of
pueblo pottery". From Tafoya, she learned traditional methods of
pottery making, and by 1972 she was exhibiting her work and that year
won second prize at the Gallup Intertribal Ceremonial competition.
Her father, having returned from the war, said he would support Nancy
financially only if she would continue schooling. In 1973, she
graduated from McCurdy High S
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