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Clinton Polacca “Nampeyo” (1958-present )

Clinton Polacca Nampeyo, Hopi Pottery, Signature

Clinton Polacca “Nampeyo” was born in 1958. He is a part of the Corn and Kachina Clans of the Hopi-Tewa Tribe. Clinton Polacca is known to create yellowmostly migration designs. Clinton was taught the art of making pottery by his grandmother Fannie Polacca Nampeyo. His great grandmother was the original Nampeyo. He started making pottery in the mid 1970’s. Clinton uses natural materials for his paints and fires them traditionally outdoors.


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