Tyra Naha Tewawina


Tyra Tewawina
Tyra Tewawina

Tyra Naha Tewawina is a traditional potter from the Hopi-Tewa Naha/Navasie pottery families. Her mother is Rainy Naha, her grandmother Helen Naha (First Featherwoman). Her great-grandmother Paqua Naha was the original Frogwoman.

Tyra signs her pottery with a combination of the family feather and the spider which represents her clan.

Geometric design on a polychrome seedpot
Polychrome seedpot with geometric design
5.5 in H by 6.5 in Dia
Bat wing and geometric designs on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar with bat wing and geometric designs
3.5 in H by 7 in Dia
Polychrome jar with a bat wing, scroll and geometric design
Bat wing, scroll and geometric pattern on a polychrome jar
4.25 in L by 4.25 in W by 3.25 in H
A polychrome Sikyátki-style jar with a band of scrolls around the shoulder, a speckled four lizards with geometric designs above the shoulder and a bird element and geometric design below
A band of scroll elements around the shoulder separates the bird element and geometric design below from the speckled design with four lizards with geometric designs on their backs above
3.5 in H by 8.75 in Dia

Hopi Potters