(Born 1952, Navajo) Leroy Keams is a Navajo artist with a palette that some people call a bit wild. An uninhibited painter, he has been creating his unique canvases in downtown Phoenix for many years.
Crazy Horse is the artist's Indian name. Born in Williams, Arizona, this artist was focused on political activism between 1970 and 1999.
Caring for his family's stock horses as a little boy, contributed to his affinity for his horses. Often Keams depicts horses in his paintings as a result.
Keams attended the Institute of American Indians in Santa Fe at the age of 17 briefly, until he chose to participate in a public protest to enact the American Indian movement trust bonds itemized landless Indians land finance atomic weapon rebuilding sovereign native state and status.