Ignacio Moquino (1917-1982) Waki Yeni Dewa
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Ignacio Moquino (1917-1982) Waki Yeni Dewa (signature can be: Waka Yeni Dewa) from Zia Pueblo, began his painting career during his two years of graduate work at the Santa Fe Indian School. For a time, he painted quite a bit; as a result, he is well represented in both public and private collections. After he married, his responsibilities kept him from painting as frequently. He was among the Native Americans who painted the murals for one of the halls of the United States Office of Indian Affairs at the Golden Gate International Exposition in San Francisco in 1939.
Image of Ignacio Moquino painting mural for the U.S. Office of Indian Affairs at the Exposition, 1939. Unknown Source. Original caption: 01/07/1939-SAN FRANCISCO, CA: Joe Evans Duran (RT) and Ignacio Moquino (LT) working on murals for the Indian room of the new Federal ...
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