I attended boarding school on the
reservation until 7th grade. Went off the res, and completed
Have a 2 year degree in electronics. I started making these
items, about 4 years ago, and source of 2nd income, and made it a hobby.
I am Navaho, from the Monument Valley
area. Born at home.
I know the life on the reservation, no running water, electricity, or
any type of utility.
We do have running water now, and some utilities. With the
exception of cable.
am the 4th in a family of 7 kids. Two sister, and 4
brothers(two of which are not here any longer). I am from the Red House
Recently a Red White
and Blue Antler peace pipe was sold to the Pentagon
for giving to dignitaries after the Iraqi Freedom war.
They said they purchase several pipes at other stores before but they
never found such quality and ordered five more.
One of Lavernes Peace pipes is featured on the cover of a Children's
to be published in the Spring of 2004 by Capstone Press
Entitled "Chief Red Cloud".
His work is displayed in the Heard Museum. We have
had numerous compliments on Lavernes work.
Laverne Little is Lakota Sioux.
recently, one of his Spears
was used for the front cover of the book "Dakota
Dawn" Click on this link to see or purchase this
book. If you enter "Lavern" as a "coupon code" You
will receive a copy signed by the author! Publuished just
this year "July 2011"
Marlin is Navajo and lives on the
Navajo reservation in Tuba City, Arizona.
Marilns arrows are unique in that he uses no glue on his arrows.
Making them the most true to period to the frontier days in