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Beatien (Little No Shirt) Yazz

 (1928 - 2012)
Beatien (Little No Shirt) Yazz was active/lived in Arizona.  Beatien Yazz is known for figure, genre-ceremonial dance, animal in landscape, Indian.

Beatien (Little No Shirt) Yazz

Beatien Yazz

Indian Name: Beatien Yazz (Little No Shirt)
A.K.A.: Jimmy Toddy

Born March 5, 1928 near White Ruins, AZ. Son of Desbah and Joe Toddy

Military: U.S. Marine Corps, Code Talker, World War II (South Pacific and China Theaters)

Education: Santa Fe; Ft. Wingate; Mills, 1949 under Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Chicago Art Institute

Occupation: Navajo Police Department, Fort Defiance, Arizona; Carson Indian School art teacher, illustrator, and professional painter.

Medium: oil, acrylic, casein, tempera, pencil, pen & ink, pastel, and prints

Several books are based on his life and career, and he has been featured in numerous publications. He has won awards at every major showing of Indian  ...  Displaying 750 of 3414 characters.

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About  Beatien (Little No Shirt) Yazz

Born:  1928 - Navajo Reservation, Arizona
Died:   2012
Known for:  figure, genre-ceremonial dance, animal in landscape, Indian