Delina White is a mixed-media artist best known for her beadwork and applique pieces for regalia.
Star Wallowing Bull employs colored pencil on paper and acrylic on canvas to explore intersections of American Indian and U.S. pop culture in the 21st Century.
Kevin Pourier, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, has been carving Buffalo horn on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota for about 20 years.
Jennifer M. Stevens creates Haudenosaunee (Iroquois-Six Nations)-style pottery that is kiln fired and shaped by hand, a practice nearly lost to the next generations due to colonization.
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.
Using unconventional materials, multi-media installation artist Kaili Chun creates large-scale installations that often reference the impact the past continues to have on the present day.
Embedded in photography and self-portraiture the work of multimedia Installation Artist Da-ka-xeen Mehner includes sculptural elements, sound and video projections.
Basketmaker Shan Goshorn, most known for expertly combining traditional weaving techniques with non-traditional materials, was awarded a 2014 NACF Traditional Artist Fellowship.
Weaver Jeremy Frey was awarded a 2014 NACF Artist Fellowship for Traditional Arts in recognition of the outstanding quality of the baskets he makes.
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.
Native poet Santee Frazier received a 2014 NACF Literature Fellowship in recognition of the fresh and innovative voice he brings to Native letters.
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.
Kumu hula Patrick Makuakāne illuminates the hidden complexity of traditional hula moves by choreographing exciting dance narratives for modern music.