Grace (White Squash Blossom) Chapella
(1874 - 1980)
Grace (White Squash Blossom) Chapella was active/lived in Arizona. Grace Chapella is known for Hopi pottery.
Biography Grace (White Squash Blossom) Chapella
Inducted in 1988 in the Arizona Hall of Fame, Grace Chapella had these words said about her in 1977 by writer John E. Collins "...as our friendship has grown, my admiration for this woman has also grown. At 103 years of age, she is still alert and active, still making and selling her 'potteries' to contribute economically to her family, still helping with the work of the household, still helping with raising the children, still serving as a source of inspiration for her family and all others who come to know her - Indian and non-Indian alike. "
For over a century, Grace Chapella "White Squash Blossom," (pronounced "Tsepela") was devoted to her clan and to her culture. Nevertheless, she adapted gracefully to the extraordinary changes
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