Speakers/Chautauqua Catalog

Name Mr. Kenneth Seowtewa
Email
Phone 505/495-9353
Address Box 1308
Zuni, NM  87327
US
Biographical Info Kenneth Seowtewa is a cultural practitioner, artist-in-residence, author, and visiting scholar at the University of Wisconsin.
Program Title NUESTRA SEƑORA DE GUADALUPE DE ZUNI MURALS
 
Program Description The "Old Mission" of Zuni, listed on the state and national registries as one of the three oldest missions in New Mexico, dates back to 1629. The murals of Zuni deities were started in 1970 by Kenneth's father Alex Seowtewa, based on oral tradition of previous murals that were painted in fresco. Kenneth has been involved in the painting since 1977.
Series New Mexico History and Cultures; Art, Music and Dance
Chautauqua Program Application (Booking) Click here to fill out a funding application for this program »
Program Title CULTURAL LIFE OF THE ZUNI NATION
 
Program Description Explore the world of the A:Shiwi (Zuni), the most studied group of Native Americans, through the eyes of a man whose paternal and maternal ancestors held positions of authority through the centuries. Hear the true story of the fabled "Seven Cities of Gold" that Coronado was searching for in 1540.
Series New Mexico History and Cultures
Chautauqua Program Application (Booking) Click here to fill out a funding application for this program »
Seeking to understand
who we are,
who we were
and who we aspire to be.

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