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
0.25 in H by 4.75 in Dia
Katsina design on a polychrome hanging wall plaque
Polychrome hanging wall plaque decorated with a katsina design
1 in H by 5.75 in Dia

Hopi Potters