On the ground |  Art

On the ground | Art

Santa Fe was founded as La Villa Real de la Santa Fe de San Francisco de Asís (The Royal City of the Holy Faith of Saint Francis of Assisi), but the Tewa have another name for it: O’gah’poh geh Owingeh (White Shell Water Place ).







Down to Earth:







Down to Earth:

Hester Jones, Lagoria (Mrs. Pascual) Tafoya digging clay for pottery, Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico (circa 1940); Courtesy of the Palace of the Governors Photographic Archive (NMHM/DCA), negative #046281








Down to Earth:

Laura Gilpin, Lorencita Pino, potter, Tesuke Pueblo (1965), gelatin silver print, #1981.12.28; collection of the New Mexico Museum of Art


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