How a native American potter continues the tradition of horsehair pottery in the 21st century

Traditional Acoma Pottery has been made in the Acoma Pueblo area of New Mexico for centuries. It is easy to recognize by its thin walls and the intricate geometric designs painted on the outsides. Eric Louis grew up in Acoma Pueblo, learning to make this kind of pottery. Today, he incorporates new techniques such as molds and horsehair to make traditional pottery unique to his own.

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