Nora Naranjo-Morse on Native American Authors

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Nora Naranjo-Morse
, 1953-

Santa Clara Pueblo

Nora Naranjo-Morse spent most of her childhood in Taos Pueblo where she graduated from high school in 1971. In 1980 Naranjo-Morse graduated form the College of Santa Fe with a major in Social Welfare. Naranjo-Morse has read poetry and demonstrated pottery making in the United States and Europe. She is also very well known for her sculpture which she has widely exhibited; and has received a fellowship from the Southwest Association on Indian Affairs and the School of American Research.


Online resources by or about Nora Naranjo-Morse:

Artists’ Statements and Biographies: Nora Naranjo-Morse
Author: Heard Museum
Type: authorbio
Description: Part of “Watchful Eyes”, a Heard Museum exhibit focusing on Native American Women Artists.

URL: http://www.heard.org/exhibits/watchfuleyes/annm.html

Children of Clay: A Family of Pueblo Potters
Author: Paula Giese
Type: authorbio
Description: This site includes information about the book, the author, the Santa Clara Pueblo Indians and their pottery. There is also information on her sister, Roxanne and their aunt, Nora Naranjo-Morse.

URL: http://www.kstrom.net/isk/art/claybook.html

Heard Museum: Interview with Nora Naranjo-Morse
Author: Heard Museum
Type: authorbio
Description: Contains an extensive interview with Nora Naranjo-Morse by the Heard Museum, for a July 1997 exhibit. Also contains a photo of the artist.

URL: http://www.heard.org/exhibits/7th/nnm.html

Nora Naranjo-Morse
Author: Karen Strom
Type: authorbio
Description: Biographical and bibliographical inforamtion on Nora Naranjo-Morse. Includes b&w photo of the author.

URL: http://www.hanksville.org/storytellers/nora/

Pottery by American Indian Women: Nora Naranjo-Morse
Author: Susan Peterson
Type: authorbio
Description: This biographical essay about Naranjo-Morse includes photos of her pottery. Part of a web site for an Internet course titled “Women Artists of the American West.”

URL: http://www.sla.purdue.edu/WAAW/Peterson/Naranjo.html

Reservation X: Nora Naranjo-Morse
Author: NMAI Conexus
Type: authorbio
Description: Information about Naranjo-Morse and the artwork she contributed to the Reservation X exhibit.

URL: http://www.conexus.si.edu/rezx/artists/naranjo-morseX.htm

Books by Nora Naranjo-Morse:

Naranjo-Morse, Nora. Mud woman : poems from the clay
Tucson : University of Arizona Press,, 1992.
Genre: Poetry
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0816512817 (pbk.)/ 0816512485 (cl.)

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