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A close-up shot of the “Fruits of Our Prayers” sculpture by renowned Hopi artist Aaron J. Fredericks. The sculture will be auctioned off on March 2 to raise funds for the Hopi Education Endowment Fund (HEEF; courtesy photo).

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HEEF receives piece from Hopi artist Fredericks for silent auction

PHOENIX-In preparation for their annual silent auction to be held from 6-9 p.m., Friday, March 2, the Hopi Education Endowment Fund (HEEF) received a one-of-a-kind special sculpture created specifically for their auction from renowned artist Aaron J. Fredericks. Fredericks, from the village of Shungopavi, is a multiple winner at the Santa Fe Indian market, including Best of Classification for Pueblo Wooden Carvings, and chose the HEEF as the first-ever recipient of a donation of his work.