Esther Martinez




Age: 94


Summary: Native American storyteller and linguist known for her commitment to preserving the Tewa language who was honored by the National Endowment for the Arts along with 11 other folk and traditional artists as a 2006 National Heritage Fellow, the nation's highest honor for folk artists.



Cause of Death: Car accident


Born: 1912


Died: September 16, 2006


Location: Espanola, New Mexico