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Object Information

Object ID: 2013-06/PT08
Object Type: Pueblo Tradition
Material: Clay
Artist: Cajero, Esther (Bird Image)
Culture: Jemez
Dimensions: 2.75" H, 12" L, 2" W
Description: Decorated canoe with eight children.
Published References: Southern Pueblo Pottery, p 66
Date Purchased: 8/2013
Purchase Location: Santa Fe, NM, Indian Market Weekend
Comments: Card included with canoe: Canoeing was used a lot back in the early years when people were moving around; along the riverbanks looking for a place to settle; cross the river to hunt. The stories and canoes called Kiddie Boats commemorate this tradition