The Native American people of this region have lived in harmony and respect with their natural environment.

Stories of their emergence and of their living history are handed down from one generation to the next through prayer and song. The traditional knowledge of their ancestors is the basis for how they live today and is reflected in architecture, traditions, arts and ceremony.

We are most grateful for the blessings of our Earth Mother as she provides us with all that we need to sustain our livelihood now, and into the future. As native people living in modern times, we have a responsibility to maintain balance with our natural environment and world trends. As you explore this collection of traditional and contemporary artwork, you will see memories of the past as well as the voice and creativity of modern native people.

We invite you to enjoy this celebration of cultural art.

Adrian Arnett

Haa Ga Guh, his Indian name, is a traditional contemporary potter from Laguna Pueblo; he is of the Big Sun and Little Turkey clans. He keeps busy with his artwork and as a single devoted parent to his 14 year old daughter, Kira.

“With the guidance and knowledge of local potter Josie Seymour, says of me ” Making pottery came as a natural talent and seemed to be waiting for an outlet. I was surprised and pleased at how fast his learning progressed; always seeking a deeper knowledge of the pottery traditions of our people.’ I have been working with clays and the elements found in my homeland of Laguna Pueblo since 2007.