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Johnny Wester, pictured, and his mother, Frances Quotskuyva are opening the Bearstrap Trading Company at the Wingfield Plaza. A Hopi katsina carver for 14 years, Wester comes from a family of artists. VVN/Bill Helm

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Bearstrap Trading Company to open in Camp Verde's Wingfield Plaza

CAMP VERDE - What's in a name?To Frances Quotskuyva and Johnny Wester, plenty.The mother and son are nearing the opening of their new art gallery, the Bearstrap Trading Company, scheduled for this week. Bear Strap is the name of their clan. And Quotskuyva and Wester call their business a trading company because they plan to also carrying the work of local artists.

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Bearstrap Trading Company to open in Camp Verde's Wingfield Plaza

CAMP VERDE - What's in a name?To Frances Quotskuyva and Johnny Wester, plenty.The mother and son are nearing the opening of their new art gallery, the Bearstrap Trading Company, scheduled for this week. Bear Strap is the name of their clan. And Quotskuyva and Wester call their business a trading company because they plan to also carrying the work of local artists.