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Ref., American Indian Jewelry II: A-L 1800 Artist Biographies BY GREGORY SCHAFF ASSISTED BY ANGIE YAN SCHAAF
Don Dewa (stamps Don C. Dewa), (collaborates sometimes with Velma E. Dewa - signs D. & V. DEWA) (Zuni, active ca. 1970s-present: cluster, mosaic jewelry)
BORN: ca. 1948; RESIDENCE: Zuni Pueblo, NM
FAMILY: son of Anita Dewa & Leroy Dewa; brother of Andrew Dewa, Ola Eriacho, Viola Blue Eyes, Vera Dewa, Evangeline Dewa; husband of Velma E. Dewa
EDUCTION: 1967, Zuni High School, NM
TEACHERS: his parents; Loretta Quam Eriacho, his mother-in-law
CAREER: Bureau of Indian Affairs (six years)
AWARDS: 2002, 3rd, mosaic bolos/buckles, Inter-tribal Indian Ceremonial, Gallup, NM
COLLECTIONS: Ohio University, Akron, OH; Dr. Gregory & Angie Yan Schaaf
PUBLILCATIONS: Tanner 1973; Bell 1975:24-25; Schiffer 1990:196; Bassman 1992:3, 14, 15, 34, 58; Ostler, Rodee & Nahohai 1996:92-94; Wright 2000:59; Schaaf 2003:136
Inventory #: 913ZUN140
Artist/Hallmark: Don C. Dewa / DON C. DEWA ZUNI N.M.
Condition: Excellent Vintage Condition,
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