Yazz, Beatien (Little No Shirt or Jimmy Toddy) – Native American Artist – Navajo

Beatien Yazz (Navajo, born 1928)

Beatien Yazz, born March 5, 1928 in Arizona, is also known as Little No Shirt and Jimmy Toddy, and was a Code Talker during WWII. He has received numerous commissions, honors, and awards and his works are in many museums (Lester 1995:47).

Information courtesy of Cowan’s Auctions September 2006

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