Mary Ester Archuleta
Born in 1942, Mary Ester Archuleta is a daughter of Margaret Tafoya and sister to Mela Youngblood, Toni Roller, LuAnn Tafoya and Shirley Tafoya. She grew up with her hands in the clay. She married and moved to San Juan Pueblo in the 1960's and served a pivotal role in the revival of San Juan incised pottery in the 1970's. Mary was never a prolific potter but she did win numerous awards at the Santa Fe Indian Market.