She Keeps Life Growing, As Her Husband Fights (WYLD Gallery) Native American Art


This piece is Duhon’s homage to the Navajo’s contribution to American war effort in World War II. The women took care of everything at home while the men went off to war. The US government recruited 29 Navajo Code Talkers, represented by the 29 stars at the top of the print. Duhon is a graduate of the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico.