By Wi-cahpe-Iuza Swift Star - full blooded Native American Indian, born into Sioux Nation in 1985. He was inspired to continue his uncle's (the famous Red Star) long-lived tradition of crafting art. Norman now specializes in handcrafting the traditional Santa Clara pottery with graffito etchings. He etches animal legends on his pottery. Norman signs his pottery as Wi-Cahpe-luza Red Star, followed by shield symbol, and finally with his census number. Blackware bowl with bugling elk and cow. Original purchase price $800; many pieces selling for several thousand dollars.
PERIOD: Last quarter 20th century
SIZE: 6" dia x 4"H