Helen Hardin (Tsa-sah-wee-ah)

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Helen Hardin

Death: June 09, 1984 (41) (breast cancer)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Herbert O. Hardin and Pablita Velarde (Tse Tsan)
Wife of Pat Terrazas and Cradoc Bagshaw
Mother of Margarete Bagshaw

Managed by: Anne Brannen
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About Helen Hardin (Tsa-sah-wee-ah)

Santa Clara artist, the daughter of the artist Pablita Velarde and the mother of the artist Margarete Bagshaw. She described herself as Anglo socially and Indian artistically. Her art was contemporary, but based in Native symbols and motifs.

Over the course of her career she received awards from the Heard Museum, the Scottsdale National Indian Arts Exhibit, the Philbrook Art Center, the Inter-Tribal Ceremonial at Gallup, and the Santa Fe Indian Market.

Her Tewa name means "little standing spruce."





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Helen Hardin (Tsa-sah-wee-ah)'s Timeline

May 28, 1943
November 11, 1964
June 9, 1984
Age 41