Feather & Rainy Hallmark
Daughter of Helen "Featherwoman" Naha
Grandaughter of Paqua Naha
Sister of Burel Naha, Syliva Naha Humprey, & Rechenda Hill
Pottery Surface Treatment: White wares (four layers of sandstone slip applied over clay to produce a white color).
Vessel Forms: Bowls, vases, and seed bowls.
Designs: Two signature designs consits of her "solstice design" which includes sun, moon, and stars. And the "embracing hawks" which feature ten interlocking raptors. Rainy also paints tumbling parrots, four direction, water, man & woman, tapestry, night and day, cloud, and migration symbols. Some designs are inspirations from prehistoric pottery shards.
Comments: Made her first piece of pottery at 13 years old.
Studied Archaeology at Brigham Young University.
Creates around 25 pots per year.
Sedona Monthly, December 2011
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