Title: Keneshde Tells His Story
Source(s): The Navajo and Pueblo Silversmiths
Keneshde (Author); John Adair (Author)
A Zuni silversmith tells how he got the first piece of turquoise when he was fifteen from a mine east of Santo Domingo.
When I was a boy about fifteen years old, I used to help Kwaisedemon, who was my grandfather, make silver. He was my father's father, and at that time he was an old man. It was hard work for him to pound out silver, so I used to do that for him. In r...