Jamie Okuma (b.1977)
Artistas / Luiseño / Shoshone / United States

Jamie Okuma (b.1977)

Born in Glendale, California; grew up on the La Jolla Reservation, California Jamie Okuma began working with beads at a very early age, inspired by the pow wows she attended. In high school, Okuma made her first miniature jingle dress, which she subsequently mounted on a doll figure. Historical authenticity, exemplary workmanship, and attention to every detail are the hallmarks of Continue reading