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Natani Notah

Diné (Navajo)

Natani Notah is an interdisciplinary artist, poet, and graphic designer. She is an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation (Diné) and is also of Lakota and Cherokee descent. Her research interests include Indigenous feminism, environmental justice, the effects of historical trauma, and privileging the female Indigenous voice. In 2014 she obtained her BFA from Cornell University’s College of Architecture, Art, and Planning with a minor in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from the College of Arts and Sciences. Following graduation she worked as a Communications Assistant and graphic designer for the American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program (AIISP) at Cornell. In addition to extensive work experience, she is the recipient of numerous awards including: Walking Shield’s American Indian Access Scholarship, The Charles Goodwin Sands Memorial Medal of Art and the Edith Stone and Walter King Memorial Prize. Natani's work has been published in As/Us: A Space for Women of the World and presently she is working on an illustrated book of poetry titled, These Navajo Lips. Currently, she is an MFA Art Practice Candidate and Teaching Assistant at Stanford University.