Vangie Suina

Mary Evangeline "Vangie" Suina was born into Cochiti Pueblo in 1959. She learned the ancient ways of making pottery from her mother, Louise Suina, and was selling pottery in her own name by the time she was 22. Today she specializes in creating storytellers, turtles and drums.

Six children and a drum on a male storyteller
Male storyteller with six children and a drum
4 1/4 in H by 3 3/4 in Dia
Seven children on a female storyteller
Female storyteller with seven children
4 1/4 in H by 3 in Dia
Pottery photos courtesy of Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery