Ears of Corn: Listen by Max Early

Item No: 2483

$ 28.00

  • In Ears of Corn: Listen, renowned Native American potter and poet Max Early gracefully details both the everyday and the extraordinary moments of family and community life, work and art, sadness and celebration at the Laguna Pueblo of New Mexico. Within the four seasons Ty ee-Tra, Kushra-Tyee, Heyya-Ts ee and Kooka, the beauty of Early’s writing beckons the reader to accompany him on the journey between ancient and modern times. Including an historical preface by the author, an introduction by Simon J. Ortiz, and photographs of Early’s family and award-winning art, this debut poetry book is profound in its welcome and its teachings.
    • Author: Max Early; Introduction by Simon J. Ortiz
    • Paperback: 98 pages
    • Publisher: 3: A Taos Press; First Edition edition (May 1, 2014)
    • ISBN-10: 0984792554
    • Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 7.5 x 0.6 inches
  • Max Early is a renowned potter from Laguna Pueblo. Early has received a fellowship and a Lifetime Achievement Allan Houser Legacy Award from the Southwestern Association for Indian Arts (SWAIA); a Smithsonian Native American Community Scholar Appointment; the Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market Judge’s Award in Sculpture; and First Place at Santa Fe Indian Market and the Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial. His work appears in the permanent collections of the Dr. J. W. Wiggins Collection of Native American Art, University of Arkansas; the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art; the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, University of New Mexico; the Denver Art Museum; the Cincinnati Art Museum; the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center; the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture; Museum of New Mexico; and the San Diego Museum of Man.
  • Max Early was born into a tradition of potters and clay. He creates traditional pottery in order to help save the art of pottery-making in Laguna Pueblo. When he began to focus on writing, he continued his passion for celebrating his family, culture, language and the enchanting New Mexico landscape.
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