Known foremost for her work with clay, Nora Naranjo Morse is an artist whose works spans from pottery and figurines to installation exhibits and large-scale public art.
Basketmaker Shan Goshorn, most known for expertly combining traditional weaving techniques with non-traditional materials, was awarded a 2014 NACF Traditional Artist Fellowship.
As the kumu hula, or leader of the Halau Na Kipu’upu’u, a hula school on “the big island” of Hawaii, Micah Kamohoali’i is adept in the movements that make up hula and the fabrication of the regalia of the historic tradition.
Writer Eddie Chuculate was honored with a 2014 NACF Artist Fellowship in Literature celebrating the gritty, deceptively simple stories he writes, portraying America, its dispossessed, its outlaws and its visionaries.
Filmmaker Melissa Henry spent her childhood herding sheep, caring for livestock and playing in the forest. Today, she makes innovative Navajo-language films that appeal to people of all ages and cultural backgrounds.
Documentary filmmaker Billy Luther brings mindful and personal depictions of the complexity of reservation life to the screen, inspired by his Navajo, Hopi and Laguna Pueblo heritage.