Juana (Juanita) Homer
daughter of Alice and Bernard Homer and granddaughter of Leekya
Deyuse, Juana (Juanita) Homer, worked in the family style of fetish
carving. Working with traders such as Tobe Turpen, she also did
inlay on silverwork produced by Navajo silversmiths. She was married
to Lambert Homer, Sr.
Wolf Family Fetish
Cameo shell, pipestone, gold lip mother-of-pearl and turquoise
1-1/8" x 2-5/8"
Indian Arts and Crafts Association (IACA). Collecting Authentic Indian
Arts and Crafts: Traditional Work of the Southwest. Tenn.: Book Publishing
Co., 1999, p. 82.
McManis, Kent. A Guide to Zuni Fetishes & Carvings. Tucson: Treasure
Chest Books, 1995, p. 39.
McManis, Kent. Zuni Fetishes & Carvings, one-volume, expanded
edition. Tucson: Rio Nuevo Publishers, 2004, p. 84, 86.
McManis, Kent and Laurie. Zuni Fetish Carvers of the 1970s: A Bridge
from Past to Present. Santa Fe: The Wheelwright Museum of the American
Indian, 2006, p. 20.