Happy 164th Birthday, Jesse Walter Fewkes! 11/14/1850

Jesse Walter Fewkes

Jesse Walter Fewkes

Happy 164th Birthday, Jesse Walter Fewkes! Fewkes was born on Nov. 14, 1850 and became a leading archeologist of the American Southwest. Fewkes was also a renowned field recordist with the Smithsonian. He supervised the recording of the Hopi Indians in Arizona on 6/2/1926. “Bean Harvest (PowamuKatcina)” by Honyi (Head of Antelope Priesthood, Walpi Tribe) appeared on Gennett 5758.

 

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