Bonnie Sahmie Chapella Nampeyo (1958- )

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Picture of Bonnie Sahmie Chapella Nampeyo of Hopi PuebloBonnie Sahmie Chapella Nampeyo, Hopi/Tewa, Snow Clan, Shungopavy/Polacca, active 1975-present: Polychrome vases, black on red bowls, and tiles. Bonnie is the Great- granddaughter of Rachel Namingha Nampeyo daughter of Priscilla Namingha Nampeyo; sister of Jean, Rachel, Nyla, Randy, Finkle, and Foster Sahmie.


Reference: Hopi-Tewa Pottery: 500 Artist Biographies by Gregory Schaaf.
Photo of Bonnie Photo courtesy of Rick Dillingham. (Fourteen Families In Pueblo Pottery).






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