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The Flying Moccasin & the Spirit Horse of the West

Adee Dodge

About The Flying Moccasin & the Spirit Horse of the West

Written on verso:

"The Western Horse Fled Through 
The Northern Kingdom to go East
To Regain the Navajo Empire
The Red Putlee People Were After the White Race Then
The Red Kingdom Was Surrounded by the Navajo People
The White People Were Partly in the Red Kingdom.

Feather= Eternal Life
Swallow = Path of Beauty
From Blessing Way and Chant

Adee"

 

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Written on verso:

"The Western Horse Fled Through 
The Northern Kingdom to go East
To Regain the Navajo Empire
The Red Putlee People Were After the White Race Then
The Red Kingdom Was Surrounded by the Navajo People
The White People Were Partly in the Red Kingdom.

Feather= Eternal Life
Swallow = Path of Beauty
From Blessing Way and Chant

Adee"

 

About the Artist

Adolph Bitanny Dodge was born in 1911 at Wheatfield, Arizona in the Navajo Nation in northeastern Arizona. He was the grandson of Henry Chee Dodge who was the last head chief of the Navajo Nation, and their first elected Tribal Chairman. While at Bacone Junior College Dodge was given the nickname "Adee" in respect to his initials, by his teachers.

He went on to earn a B.A. from the University of New Mexico in 1935, followed by an M.A. and a Juris Doctorate from Columbia University in 1935 and 1945. Dodge served in the U. S. Army during WWII, as a Navajo Code Talker.

Dodge began to paint actively in 1954, primarily in casein. He was commissioned to paint a mural at the Arizona State University Administration Building. Adee Dodge’s work has been exhibited at the Arizona State Museum, the Heard Museum, the Intertribal Indian Ceremonial and the Peabody Museum.  (1911-1992)

Medium Gouache (opaque watercolor) on blue paper board
Sight size 18 1/2" height X 13 1/2" width
Frame Grey window mat with "V" grove, regular glass, brown/ grey wood molding
Frame size 27" height X 21 1/2" width
Signed "Adee '70" at viewer's lower right
Date of creation 1970
Condition Excellent, as appeared framed, glazed
Provenance LF
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