Charles Navasie – Hopi
Charles Navasie is a full blooded Native American Indian, and he was born in 1965 into the Hopi-Tewa Reservation. His a member of the Parrot Clan. He began working with clay at the age of fifteen. He was inspired by his grandmothers, the late, Pagua Naha, and the world renowned Joy Frogwoman Navasie, to continue the long lived family tradition of making pottery using ancient traditional methods. Frogwoman shared all the fundamentals of working with clay and encouraged Charles to continue the family tradition and add to the legacy of their ancestors.