Navajo artist shares memories and mythology

photo(1)September Moon by Joogii (Jay R. DeGroat)

Jay R. DeGroat (Joogii) Jay will speak to the Sixth Annual Green River Writers Workshop about his forthcoming book of Navajo lore which includes memoir, mythology and Navajo poetry.
Jay is a painter, sculptor and author. He contributed traditional stories to the book All Is Beautiful All Around Me, introduced by Tony Hillerman and edited by Gerald Hausman. Another of Jay’s notable contributions is his graphic design for the Navajo Nation Tribal Flag. Over the years Jay has won many Best of Shows at Navajo Nation Fair, Window Rock, Arizona and the InterTribal Indian Ceremonial, Gallup, New Mexico.
Date: Sunday July 21, 2013  1 p.m.
Location: Historic Plaza Hotel, Las Vegas, New Mexico
Contact: Alice Carney