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Native American Pottery Artist

Native American Indian pottery artist Manuela Aguiar, Kumeyaay-PaiPai, is pictured in her Santa Catarina storeroom shaping the bottom of a coiled clay olla pot.

Hold mouse cursor over picture to rollover a closeup of the Indian artists's aged hands.

The 83-year-old indigenous artist is famous for her traditional arts and crafts and is pictured here shaping and smoothing the bottom of a large clay pot using her hands and a smooth rock as tools — notice the clay has been set on and shaped around a mould to help give it the desired shape.

Manuela Aguiar is a famous Native American Indian artist and is featured in the Santa Catarina KUMEYAAY.INFO Lifestyle Documentary.

Manuela Aguiar has Contributed her old Aguiar historic family pictures for restoration and presentation on KUMEYAAY.INFO.

Manuela is featured in Paul D. Campell's book, "Survival Skills of Native California," and the Indigenous Peoples of California online photojournalist documentary on working Native American traditional artists.

To buy purchase or custom order Manuela's large custom authentic Californ Indian clay pottery pit-fired ollas, please contact the Shumup Ko Hup "Dream Come True" Indian store in Old Town State Historic Park, San Diego, California.

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