Susie Youvella

Susie Maha Youvella was a Hopi-Tewa potter from Sichomovi on First Mesa. She was born in 1922 and died in 1995.

A member of the Kachina Clan, Susie was the mother of Wallace Youvella and mother-in-law of Iris Nampeyo.

Susie's grandfather was the first Hopi siversmith.

Red and black Sikyatki shard element design on a yellow ware tile
Yellow ware tile with black and red Sikyatki shard element design
1/4 in H by 4 3/4 in Dia
Katsina design on a polychrome hanging wall plaque
Polychrome hanging wall plaque decorated with a katsina design
1 in H by 5 3/4 in Dia

Hopi Potters