Portrait of Chief Jat-jal-i-na-tloi
[Navajo Name: Hataal’í ‘Ahnalóóhí, Laughing Medicine Man]

By Elbridge Ayer Burbank

Maternal Clan: Kinyaa’áanii [The Towering House Clan]
Paternal Clan: Unknown

He was about 70 years old when this portrait was drawn. Chief Jat-jal-I-na-tloi lived in Crystal, New Mexico, and was a well-known singer of the Ye’ii bicheii [Night Way Ceremony] in St. Michael, AZ.

Conte crayon on paper. L 38.0, W 26.7 cm
Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site, HUTR 1973

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