Zuni Potter

Milford Nahohai

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Milford Nahohai is a third generation potter in Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico. His mother taught him the tradition, and now his pottery is known world wide. For Milford, the stories behind his designs are a way to reconnect with his history and his culture. He shares the power of storytelling with others by teaching them how to make pottery of their own.

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Milford Nahohai is a third generation potter in Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico. His mother taught him the tradition, and now his pottery is world renowned. For Milford, the stories behind his designs are a way to reconnect with his history and culture. He shares this knowledge with others by teaching them to make pottery, and to an archaeologist that means important context for understanding a site.

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