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Popovi Da

 (1923 - 1971)
Popovi Da was active/lived in New Mexico.  Popovi Da is known for Black pottery, Indian symbolic painting.

Biography   Popovi Da


Popovi Da (Red Fox), San Ildefonso (1923-1971) is the son of famous San Ildefonso potter Maria Martinez and her artist husband Julian Martinez.  He was born on April 10, 1923 at San Ildefonso Pueblo and died on October 17, 1971 in Santa Fe.  He legally changed his name from Tony Martinez to his Pueblo name, Popovi Da.  He was educated at the Santa Fe Indian School, where he graduated in 1939.  Popovi Da was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in World War II. He lived most of his life in San Ildefonso Pueblo.

Popovi Da listed his varied occupations as arts and crafts shop owner, Governor of San Ildefonso Pueblo, ceramics painter and designer, silversmith and painter.  He was elected Governor   ...  Displaying 750 of 2567 characters.

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