Ernie Bulow

Ernie Bulow is a sometime bookman whose interests and experience extend to journalism, photography, Indian trading, writing, silversmithing, and teaching. Born in San Francisco in 194, Bulow first encountered some of the Navajo people while working alongside the migrant laborers on his grandfather's farm in southern Idaho. After taking a degree in English in the early sixties he worked for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, living in Galllup and teaching English at Fort Wingate on the Navajo Reservation. Following receipt of a doctorate from the University of Utah, he returned to New Mexico, where he traded in Indian jewelry and kachinas and opened a bookstore, among other activities.