Red Point Miguelito
(c.1865 - 1936)
Red Point Miguelito was active/lived in Arizona, New Mexico / Mexico. Red Point Miguelito is known for Navajo sandpainting designs, storyteller.
Biography Red Point Miguelito
Like most Navajo, Miguelito had many names. "Miguelito" is a Hispanic derived name that was given to him by Don Lorenzo Hubbell, and the one by which he was known by Anglos in the Ganado, Arizona area. Miguelito, who narrated Navajo legends and made original paintings, was a Navajo chanter of great power in his own community, and was known and loved by many Anglo people. During the last half of his life, he lived near Ganado, Arizona. His mother's family lived in the region of Salaine, and he was born while the Navajo were at Fort Sumner, about 1865. He belonged to the clan Place-where-he-comes-out. Not much is known of his life until he came to Ganado where he married Maria Antonia of the Edge-of-the-Water cla
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