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Chad Martin (Hawaiian)

Chad Martin is a Native Hawaiian multimedia artist and life-long resident of Hawai’i. A graphic designer by trade, Chad refocused his energies in 2014 from freelance to creating engaging content that aligns with his passion for Hawaiian history and culture. Together with his wife, Chad created the Maka’iwa Keiki Youtube Channgel, which teaches basic Hawaiian… Read more »

Alana Walker (Nez Perce)

Alana Tiikpuu Walker is a non-binary Niimiipuu and Diné animator and writer. They are a 2019 graduate of The Institute of American Indian Arts where they majored in Cinematic Arts & Technology. At IAIA Alana won the award for Best Broadcast production in 2016 and attended the 2017 Sundance film festival. Their short films have… Read more »

Arigon Starr (Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma)

Arigon Starr is an enrolled member of the Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma. She is the creator of Native American superhero “Super Indian,” which began as a radio theater project commissioned by the Native Radio Theater Project and Native Voices at the Autry in 2007. Arigon honed her art skills and transformed “Super Indian” into comic… Read more »

Kayla Shaggy (Navajo)

Kayla Shaggy was born in Shiprock, NM and raised on the Dine reservation. Her aptitude for art was nurtured at an early age and she would go on to graduate from Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO in 2017 with a Bachelor’s degree in Art – Option. Since then she has participated in different galleries… Read more »

Joran Fox (Three Affiliated Mandan, Hidatsa, Fort Berthold Indian Reservation)

Joran Fox was born on the Great Plains of America in 1977. Attending most of grade school through high school in Sioux Falls, South Dakota while Ickgah (his Mother). Joran discovered comic books and immediately wanted to make his own comic. Drawing every day. Upon graduation Mr Fox spent a year slanging pizza before attending… Read more »

Ryan Abramson (Spokane Tribe of Indians)

I am Ryan Abrahamson, son of Mary and Howard of the Spokane Tribe. I was born on my reservation, and I was raised around the pow-wow drum; singing, dancing, fighting and creating. At an early age, I understood the written word, recorded sound and moving loud images to be the ultimate forms of idea communication… Read more »

Noah Watts

Noah Watts is an enrolled member of The Crow Tribe and a descendant of the Blackfeet nation. He was born in Livingston, Montana, and grew up in Bozeman, Montana.  At the age of 17, while a senior in high school, Noah’s first professional audition landed him a role in the film The Slaughter Rule. After… Read more »

Shayna Jackson

Shayna Jackson is an actor and musician from the M’dewakanton Dakota tribe. In November 2020, Shayna performed in the groundbreaking virtual production of THE SPIRIT OF THE VALLEY with PERSEVERANCE THEATRE. Shayna also portrayed the lead role in the world premier of SAND MOON at SON OF SEMELE ENSEMBLE in Los Angeles, CA. Other credits… Read more »

Q’Orianka Kilcher

At age of 14, Q’orianka Kilcher emerged into the front ranks of young actors for her portrayal of Pocahontas in Terrence Malick’s Oscar nominated film “THE NEW WORLD”, opposite Colin Farrell and Christian Bale. Her performance won the National Board of Review’s best breakthrough performance and the Alma Award for best Latin American actress in… Read more »

Kalani Queypo

Kalani Queypo is a founding member of SAG-AFTRA’s National Native American Committee and serves on the Advisory Council for Native Voices Theater at the Autry. Kalani is an award winning screenwriter for Ancestor Eyes, which he later produced and directed. This short film went on to play at nearly 40 festivals and won 14 awards…. Read more »