Yonavea Hawkins creates Native American bead work using traditional designs with contemporary colors. She enjoys doing bead work and sewing, but also draws and paints.
Yonavea is Caddo (Hasinay), but also Delaware and Kickapoo. She loves Caddo dances and attending powwows when not getting ready for art markets. Pictured on the left are Caddo women in their Caddo dresses dancing the Turkey Dance, one of many traditional Caddo dances.
From the Artist
2017 is complete with these awards.
Placed 1st for Beaded Jewelry and 2nd for Bead work at Tishomingo for the South Eastern Art Show and Market. Received Best of Division (Bead work Traditional at the Cherokee Art Market. Received 3rd place in Bead work at the Red Earth Festival
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