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Navajo quilter from Sheep Springs named NEA National Heritage Fellow

National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellow Susan Hudson. Photo by Kevin Black.

Presented annually since 1982, the fellowships are considered the nation’s highest honor in the folk and traditional arts, according to an NEA news release. Hudson was recognized for her acclaimed pictorial quilts that chronicle the lives of her ancestors and the history of the Navajo people.