Blue Corn Boy wood carving by Navajo artist Milton Jordon. The 8 ½” carving is on a 2” wood base for a total height of 10 ½”
Blue Corn Boy is from Navajo mythology. The Wind People brought seeds into the world and planted them in the four sacred mountains. Blue Corn Boy is the son of the first man, White Corn and the first woman, Yellow Corn. The daughter was Many-Colored Corn Girl. These four decided how the earth should be divided.
Milton Jordan, full Navajo, is from Lukachukai on the Navajo Reservation. He has a degree in Art Education from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona. His work is represented in many collections throughout the United States.