Madeline Tafoya (1912-2002) was a daughter of Sylvania Naranjo and a granddaughter of Santana Gutierrez (a sister of Geronimo Tafoya). She was the mother of Thomas Tafoya, Laura Pino, and Leona Trujillo. She was known for her traditional style black-on-black and carved pottery. She learned to make pottery from her aunt and grandmother. In her lifetime, she won many awards from the Santa Fe Indian Market, and the prestigious Governors Award.