Ethel Salyah Muchvo
(1882 - 1970)
Ethel Salyah Muchvo was active/lived in Arizona. Ethel Muchvo is known for Hopi-Tewa pottery, tulip vases, cylinder jars.
Biography Ethel Salyah Muchvo
The following biographical information by Tim Hull was published in the Arizona Roamer, an online travel site. It is a review of the book about Ethel Muchvo titled Hopi Summer: Letters from Ethel to Maud by Carolyn O'Bagy Davis.
Hopiland is a mama's boy's paradise.
Up on the mesas, it is generally women who own the homes, and it is up to the man to find one who'll let him move in. If he fails at this, or gets kicked out--divorce in traditional Hopi society is relatively easy--he always has a home with his mother, or his sisters, his aunts or even his nieces. Clearly, the women of Hopi are extraordinary.
One hopes, after reading Carolyn O'Bagy Davis' excellent new book--Hopi Summer: Letters
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