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Golden Dawn: The Pueblo Paintings Of Pablita Velarde

This film looks at the career, inspirations, and struggles of one of New Mexico’s most renown Native American artists, Santa Clara Pueblo painter Pablita Velarde. Pablita, whose Pueblo name is Tse Tsan, or “Golden Dawn.” Pablita began painting at the age of 14, looking back over 60 years of work, the 75 year old painter talks about her work, her life, and the things that have inspired her.

January 11, 1994 | 26:46 | PRODUCER: Michael Kamins