Arizona Indian Living Treasures Awards

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Griselda Saufkie

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Griselda Saufkie, acclaimed Hopi basket weaver and jeweler, is generally acknowledged to be the first female silversmith on the Hopi mesas. Like her husband, she has received the Southwestern Association for Indian Arts Lifetime Achievement Award.

Tribe: 
Hopi
Craft: 
basketmaker
Silversmith

Previous AILTA Recipients

Royce Manuel
2013
Craft: Calendar Stick Carrier, Men’s Agave Basket Making, Storyteller
Tribe: Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community
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