Marlin Honhongva was born in Tuba City, AZ to Badger and Butterfly Clan. Marlin is a wonderful carver and has been in exhibitions since 2004. He was born to Sherian Honhongva (jeweler) and Orrin Honhongva. He is the brother of Lloyd Honhongva (carver) and Rachel Honhongva; nephew of Wilmer Kaye (carver) and Wilford Kay (carver). His favorite figures are the Chief Katsinas, Lieutenant Katsina and the Longhairs. Marlin is very talented and his carvings and now his jewelry is very beautifully detailed and finished.