Winter Lecture Series with El Rancho de Las Golondrinas: Matt Fitsimmons
Forging the Future: Navajo Silversmithing & the Art of the Resistance
We invite you this lecture and to learn about the origins of Navajo/Diné silversmithing and the ration-token counterfeiting operation at Bosque Redondo. The hero of this story, Herrero Delgadito, originally learned to work iron from a Hispano blacksmith in Cebolleta (now Seboyeta). The skills Delgadito learned in Cebolleta not only led to a new art form, but would provide thousands of extra rations for starving families imprisoned by the U.S. Army at Bosque Redondo.
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