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Pop Chalee (Blue Flower), Merina Lujan (Taos Pueblo, 1906-1993), My Wild Horses, undated; watercolor and pencil on paper, 13 x 19 in.; Courtesy of the Millicent Rogers Museum

Pop Chalee (Blue Flower), Merina Lujan (Taos Pueblo, 1906-1993), My Wild Horses, undated; watercolor and pencil on paper, 13 x 19 in.; Courtesy of the Millicent Rogers Museum

Pop Chalee is a Tiwa name meaning Blue Flower given to Merina Lujan by her Taos grandmother. Her father, Joseph Cruz Lujan, was Tony Lujan’s brother.