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Elizabeth Willis DeHuff

Elizabeth Willis DeHuff (1886 – 1983) is an important contributor to the development of the artistry of easel painting in the 1920s and 1930s. She is also a children's book author who writes predominantly utilizing Native American folklore and themes. Among these books are ''Blue-Wings-Flying'' and ''TayTay's Tales''. In writing these children's books, and other works by her like ''Kaw-eh'' and ''Say the Bells of Old Missions: Legends of Old New Mexico Churches'' that are not necessarily children's books, DeHuff is instrumental in documenting Native American folklore and providing authenticity in the telling of it. Overall, she wrote 65 works in 118 publications. These other works included non children's books and periodical articles Native American, Hispanic, and New Mexico subjects.
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