Grown from the Ground

Artist Redwing Nez Feeds from the Roots of his Reservation Life

Mtn Living Mag October 2010

Story & Photography by Gail G. Collins

Redwing with Trading PostArriving at the defunct Bita Hochee Trading Post on the Navajo reservation, it was impossible to miss its striking butte. Bita Hochee means “red rock runs through it.” The trading post — north of Holbrook and about a two-hour drive from Flagstaff — serves as the studio for celebrated Navajo artist Redwing Nez. Continue reading “Grown from the Ground”