Special Lecture and Demonstration

Pin Kwiyo (Clay Mother)

Through the Eyes of a Pueblo Potter

Friday, October 13 at Noon

Lecture and pottery hand-building demonstration

Light lunch provided

David Friend Hall, Yale Peabody Museum


Professor Clarence Cruz (Khuu Khaayay)

University of New Mexico

Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo


Clarence Cruz (Khuu Khaayay) is Tewa from Ohkay Owingeh, formerly known as San Juan Pueblo. He is a Traditional Potter and teaches ceramics at the University of New Mexico, also sharing his expertise and knowledge with Native communities. In 2012 he was honored by the Lifetime Achievement Allan Houser Legacy Award for his work continuing the living traditions of Pueblo pottery.


Co-sponsored by the Yale Peabody Museum, Yale University Department of Anthropology, Yale Native American Cultural Center, Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration (RITM), and Yale Archaeological Studies Program