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Marie Laweka was a potter from Cochiti Pueblo. She was born in 1930 to Damacia Cordero, a noted Cochiti Pueblo figurine-maker. Marie followed in her mother's footsteps, making turtles, frogs, snakes, deer, birds, fish, penguins, cows, cats, dogs and dinosaurs. Her sisters, Martha and Josephine Arquero, also made figurines, as did Marie's daughter, Josephine Laweka.