Beeson, Myron

Myron Beeson


     Myron Beeson is an extraordinary Native American talent. Three quarter Navajo and one quarter Hopi, he was raised on the Hopi Indian Reservation near Second Mesa, Arizona. From an early age he imitated his elders while they practiced the age old traditions of painting, carving and making music. As he grew so did his talent and he went on to study at Bacone College in Muskogee, Oklahoma. The college has strong historic ties to various tribal nations. He also studied at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
     Myron is an accomplished Native American artist living in Oklahoma. He not only carves wooden flutes in the ancient tradition, he can also play the flute beautifully and has created CD's of his traditional tribal music. He's also a talented painter, Katsina doll creator, furniture builder and ostrich egg carver. "Painting and carving give me the time I need to relax both my mind and body and give me a sense of peace - it's meditation for me."
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