Artist and Scholar List: A–F

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A reference guide for artists’ names, tribal affiliations, dates, primary artistic media, and links. If you have suggestions on spelling, media, or tribal affiliations or cultural heritage, please email us. This list is an internal reference guide and cannot possibly include every Indigenous/Native American artist.

A

  • Ted Abbey (Alabama/Coushatta), painter
  • Jim Abeita (Navajo), painter, askART
  • Karen Abeita (Hopi), ceramic artist
  • Geronima Abeyta (Ohkay Owingeh, 1904–1996), ceramic artist
  • Narciso Abeyta (Navajo, 1918–1998), painter, askART
  • Tony Abeyta (Navajo), painter, askART
  • Barry Ace (Odawa), interdisciplinary artist, link
  • Achu, also Oswaldo De León Kantule (Guna), painter, Panama, link
  • Margaret Acosta (Tohono O’odham, 1939–2016), basket maker, bio
  • Mary Adair (Cherokee Nation), painter, fingerweaver
  • Brian Adams (Inuk), photographer, link
  • Gina Adams (Ojibwe/Lakota descent), mixed media artist
  • KC Adams (Anishinini), interdisciplinary artist, link
  • Joshua Adams (Eastern Band Cherokee), sculptor, link
  • Mary Adams (Mohawk, 1917–1999), basket maker, textile artist, also Mary Kawennatakie Adams, Kahnawake Mohawk, wiki
  • Tiffany Adams (Chemehuevi/Konkow/Nisenan), jeweler, painter, regalia maker, link
  • Richard Adkins (Haida), jeweler, printmaker
  • Jeri Ah-be-hill (Kiowa/Comanche, 1934–2015), dealer, fashion researcher, bio
  • George Ahgupuk, also George Twok Aden Ahgupuk (Iñupiaq, 1911–2001), draftsperson, link
  • heather ahtone, PhD (Choctaw/Chickasaw), author, curator, scholar
  • Sharron Ahtone Harjo (Kiowa), ledger artist, painter, link
  • Tahnee Ahtoneharjo-Growingthunder (Kiowa/Muscogee/Seminole), beadwork artist, curator
  • Clifton Aguilar (Kewa), jeweler
  • Dugan Aguilar (Maidu/Northern Paiute/Achomawi, 1947–2018), photographer, wiki
  • Linda Aguilar (Chumash), basket maker, SAR
  • Richard Aitson (Kiowa/Kiowa Apache), beadwork artist, poet
  • Norman Akers (Osage/Pawnee), painter, link
  • Brian Akipa (Sisseton Wahpeton Dakota), flute maker, sculptor, wiki
  • Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm (Nawash Chippewa), winter, wiki
  • Kayeri Akweks (Mohawk), mixed media artist, link
  • Ben Aleck (Pyramid Lake Paiute), draftsperson, link
  • George Alexander (Muscogee Creek), painter
  • Wayne Alfred (Kwakwaka’wakw), mask maker, woodcarver
  • Marcus Alfred (Kwakwaka’wakw, 1981–2016), jeweler, mask maker, painter, woodcarver
  • Christian Allaire (Nipissing Ojibwe), fashion writer
  • Elsie Allen (Cloverdale Pomo, 1899–1990), basket maker, wiki
  • Joe Allen (Fallon Paiute/Shoshone), diverse arts, sculptor
  • Paula Gunn Allen, PhD (Laguna, 1939–2008), author, scholar, link
  • Irma Alvarez Ccoscco (Quechua), poet
  • Lena Amason-Berns (Sugpiaq), drawing, carver, painter, Alutiiq Museum
  • Marcus Amerman (Choctaw), beadwork artist, link
  • Roger Amerman (Choctaw), beadwork artist
  • Alvin Eli Amason, or Alvin Amason (Sugpiaq), painter, sculptor, bio
  • Arthur Amiotte (Oglala Lakota), mixed media artist, link
  • Patrick Amos (Nuu-chah-nulth), printmaker
  • Ephraim Anderson (Navajo), textile artist
  • Raymond Andrews (Mono Lake Paiute), basket maker, bio
  • María del Carmen Mendoza Ángeles (Zapotec), woodcarver, Mexico, link
  • Jacobo Ángeles (Zapotec), woodcarver, link
  • Bill Anoatubby (Chickasaw), governor, wiki
  • Tracey Anthony (Mississauga/Delaware), graphic designer, printmaker, link
  • Annie Antone (Tohono O’odham), basket maker
  • Barbara Apangalook (Siberian Yupik/Tlingit), basket maker, Etsy
  • Mildred Apangalook (Tlingit), basket maker
  • Ron Apangalook (Siberian Yupik), sculptor
  • Juana Apapas (Cahuilla/Soboba), basket  maker
  • Yalitza Aparicio Martínez (Triqui/Mixtec), actress, wiki
  • Loren Aragon (Acoma), designer, label: ACONAV, link
  • Shelton Arana (Garifuna), painter, Belize
  • Arland Aragon (Navajo), jeweler
  • Jacquie Archambeau (Cherokee Nation), textile artist
  • Bryon Archuleta (Ohkay Owingeh), painter, link
  • Lena Archuleta (Taos, b. 1927), potter
  • Imogene Goodshot Arquero (Oglala Lakota), beadwork artist, wiki
  • Arroh-ah-och (Laguna, b. ca. 1830–ca. 1900, fl. 1880–1900), potter
  • Emily Arthur (Eastern Cherokee descent), printmaker, link
  • Spencer Asah (Kiowa, ca. 1905–1954), painter, one of the Kiowa Six
  • Hollis Asenap (Comanche), painter
  • Jason Asenap (Comanche/Muscogee), filmmaker
  • Daina Ashbee (Cree/Métis), choreographer, dancer, performance artist, bio
  • Kathleen Ash-Milby (Navajo), curator
  • Kenojuak Ashevak (Inuk, 1927–2013), draftsperson, textile artist
  • Pitseolak Ashoona (Inuk, 1904–1983), draftsperson, textile artist, wiki
  • Shuvinai Ashoona (Inuk), wiki
  • Sonny Assu (Ligwilda’xw), painter, interdisciplinary artist, link
  • Keri Ataumbi (Kiowa), jeweler, painter, link
  • Gilbert Atencio, Gilbert Benjamin Antencio, Wah Peen, or Wo Peen (San Ildefonso Pueblo, 1930–1995), painter, artnet
  • Earl Atchak (Cup’ik), sculptor
  • Helen Attaquin, PhD (Wampanoag, 1923–1993), textile artist
  • Atsidi Chon (Navajo, fl. 1870s), silversmith
  • Atsidi Sani (Navajo, ca. 1830–ca. 1918), silversmith
  • James Auchiah (Kiowa, 1906–1974), painter, one of the Kiowa Six
  • Awa Tsireh (San Ildefonso, 1898–1955), “Cattail Bird,” pottery painter
  • Sylvester Ayek (Iñupiaq), mask maker, sculptor
  • Susan Avingaq, Qaygeggutkaq, Put on Top (Inuk), illustrator, actor, director of Vision Maker Media, bio

B

  • Angela Babby (Oglala Lakota), stained-glass artist, link
  • Rebecca Baird (Cree/Métis), interdisciplinary artist, link
  • Carleigh Baker (Métis), poet, link
  • Joe Baker (Delaware Tribe), beadwork artist, curator, museum director
  • Margarete Bagshaw (Santa Clara Pueblo descent, 1964–2015), painter, wiki
  • Pam Baker (Kwakwaka’wakw/Squamish), fashion designer, link
  • Ba:lawahdiwa, or Patricio Pino (Zuni, 19th century), governor, silversmith
  • David Bald Eagle (Cheyenne River Lakota, 1919–2016), actor, wiki
  • Lois Harjo Ball (Muscogee Creek, 1906–1982), basket maker, ceramic artist, painter
  • Natalie Ball (Klamath/Modoc), interdisciplinary artist, link
  • Louis Ballard (Quapaw/Cherokee, 1831–2007), composer, musician, painter, OHS, wiki
  • Jamison Chas Banks (Seneca/Cayuga/Cherokee), printmaker, link
  • Lona Barrick (Chickasaw), arts administrator, educator, LinkedIn
  • Rick Bartow (Wiyot/Yurok, 1946–2016), painter, printmaker, sculptor, link
  • Carl Beam (M’Chigeeng Ojibwe, 1943–2005), mixed media artist, painter, printmaker, link
  • Carlin Bear Don’t Walk (Crow/Northern Cheyenne), painter, link
  • Brittney Bear Hat (Cree/Blackfoot), collage artist, painter
  • Richelle Bear Hat (Cree/Blackfoot), collage artist, photographer
  • Amber-Dawn Bear Robe (Siksika), curator, educator
  • Bear Witness (Cayuga)
  • Matthew Bearden (Potawatomi/Kickapoo), painter, link. His complete tribal affiliations are Citizen Potawatomi/Kickapoo/Blackfeet/Lakota.
  • Lois Beardslee (Lake Superior Ojibwe/Lacandon), author, basket maker, birchbark biter, quillwork artist
  • Amanda Beardsley (Hopi/Laguna/Choctaw), painter, jeweler, link
  • Jackson Beardy (Anishinini, 1944–1984), painter, wiki
  • Fred Beaver (Muscogee/Seminole, 1911–1980), painter, wiki
  • Lori Beavis, PhD (Mississauga), art historian, curator, link
  • Lois Becenti (Navajo), textile artist
  • Nanibaa Beck (Navajo), jeweler, link
  • Nanobah Becker (Diné), jeweler, link
  • Abraham Begay (Navajo), jeweler, Etsy
  • D. Y. Begay (Navajo), textile artist
  • Harrison Begay (Navajo, 1917–2012), painter, wiki
  • Kenneth Begay (Navajo, 1913–1977), jeweler, bio
  • Tedra Begay (Navajo), photographer
  • Marwin Begaye (Navajo), printmaker, link
  • Talullah Begaye (Choctaw/Chickasaw/Navajo), student
  • Mariel Belanger (Syilx), interdisciplinary artist, performance artist, writing link, acting link
  • Christi Belcourt (Michif or Métis), curator, painter, link
  • Gloria Bell (Métis), writer, link
  • Kyle Bell (Thlopthlocco Muscogee), filmmaker
  • Leland Bell (Wikwemikong Ojibwe)
  • Lucy Bell (Haida), linguist, head of First Nations and repatriation at the Royal BC Museum, bio
  • Michael Belmore (Ojibwe), installation artist
  • Rebecca Belmore (Lac Seul Ojibwe), performance artist, wiki
  • Ernest Benally (Navajo), jeweler
  • Razelle Benally (Oglala Lakota/Navajo), filmmaker, bio
  • Scott Benesiinaabandan (Wasauksing Ojibwe), interdisciplinary artist, link
  • John Brent Bennett (Haida), carver, jeweler, printmaker, bio
  • Jordan Bennett (Mi’kmaq), interdisciplinary artist, link
  • George Benson (Tlingit, 1900–1986), woodcarver
  • Mary Knight Benson (Pomo, 1877–1930), basket maker, belonged to Yokayo Pomo, wiki
  • Robert Benson (Tsnungwe), painter, sculptor, bio
  • William Benson (Pomo, 1862–1937), basket maker, belonged to Yokayo Pomo
  • Elizabeth Bernardez (Garifuna), painter, Belize
  • Christina Berry (Cherokee Nation), photographer
  • Karen Berry (Cherokee Nation), fingerweaver, gourd carver
  • Martha Berry (Cherokee Nation), beadwork artist, link
  • Carrie Bethel (Mono Lake Paiute, 1898–1974), basket maker, wiki
  • Susie Bevins (Iñupiaq), sculptor
  • Jaycee Beyale (Navajo), painter, link
  • Shaun Beyale (Navajo), draftsperson, painter, link
  • Frank Big Bear, also Frank Big Bear Jr. (White Earth Ojibwe), painter
  • Walter BigBee (Comanche), photographer
  • Della BigHair-Stump (Crow), fashion designer, Pinterest
  • Heidi BigKnife (Shawnee Tribe), jeweler
  • Mae Bigtree (Akwesasne Mohawk, 1934–2001), basket maker
  • Matt Bigos (Schaghticoke), graphic designer
  • Susan Billy (Pomo), basket maker
  • Charlie Bird (Laguna/Kewa), jeweler, bio
  • Gail Bird (Kewa/Laguna), jeweler
  • Mike Bird-Romero (Ohkay Owingeh/Taos), jeweler
  • Gerry Biron (Mi’kmaq descent), draftsperson, painter, link
  • Earl Biss (Crow, 1947–1998), painter, ArtNet
  • Jaime Black (Métis), interdisciplinary artist, bio
  • Mary Black (Ojibwe), actor, poet
  • Black Eagle (Shoshone/Yokuts), diverse cultural arts, drum-maker, regalia maker, link
  • Catherine Black Horse (Seminole), regalia maker, textile artist, link
  • James Underwood Blackburn (Chickasaw), illustrator, sculptor, link
  • Joanna Underwood Blackburn (Chickasaw), ceramic artist, sculptor, link
  • Archie Blackowl (Southern Cheyenne, 1911–1992), painter
  • George Blake (Hupa/Yurok), bowmaker, canoe maker, carver, featherwork artist, NEA
  • Randall Blaze (Oglala Lakota), ceramic artist, link
  • Susan Blight (Saulteaux), filmmaker, interdisciplinary artist, link
  • Ducee Blue Buzzard (Muscogee Creek, 1894–1972), graphic designer, illustrator, painter
  • Acee Blue Eagle (Muscogee/Pawnee/Wichita, 1907–1959), painter
  • Tim Blueflint (Lake Superior Ojibwe/Comanche), flute maker
  • Lori Blondeau (Cree/Saulteaux/Métis), performance artist, photographer
  • Demsey Bob (Tahltan/Tlingit), carver, link
  • Linda Bob (Tahltan/Tlingit), beadwork artist, regalia maker
  • Johnson Bobb (Choctaw), jeweler, silversmith, link
  • Raymond Boisjoly (Haida), printmaker
  • Roy Boney Jr. (Cherokee Nation), animator, draftsperson, painter, writer, link
  • Mary Bordeaux (Sicangu Lakota), curator
  • Todd “Lone Dog” Bordeaux (Sicangu Lakota), beadwork artist
  • Autumn Borts/Medlock (Santa Clara Pueblo), ceramic artist, sculptor, link
  • Randilynn Boucher (Dakota/Navajo), beadwork artist
  • Rochelle Jewel Medlock (Santa Clara Pueblo), sculptor
  • Chris Bose (Nlaka’pamux/Secwepemc), muralist, painter
  • Blackbear Bosin (Kiowa/Comanche, 1921–1980), sculptor
  • David A. Boxley (Tsimshian, b. 1952), woodcarver, link
  • David R. Boxley (Tsimshian, b. 1981), woodcarver, link
  • David Bradley (White Earth Ojibwe), painter
  • Heidi Brandow (Navajo), painter, link
  • Colette Brantingham (Yup’ik), basket maker, bio
  • Shirley Brauker, PhD (Odawa), ceramic artist, enrolled with the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, link
  • Keith BraveHeart (Oglala Lakota), painter, printmaker, link
  • Jackie Larson Bread (Blackfeet), beadwork artist
  • Harry K. Bremner Sr. (Tlingit, 1893–1976), chief, singer
  • David Moses Bridges (Passamaquoddy, 1962–2017), canoe maker, bio
  • Bennet Brien (Turtle Mountain Chippewa), sculptor
  • Erin Brillon (Haida/Cree), designer, link
  • Phyllis Brisson (Assiniboine), actor
  • Roger Broer (Oglala Lakota), printmaker, link
  • Charles Brown (Tlingit, 1899–1970), woodcarver
  • Donna Decontie Brown (Penobscot), fashion designer, jeweler, link
  • Melvin J. Brown (Walker River Paiute)
  • Jason K. Brown (Penobscot), fashion designer, jeweler, link
  • Jason Reed Brown (Koyukon Athabascan), blacksmith, sculptor
  • John Brown (Muscogee Creek), canoe carver
  • Ashley Browning (Santa Clara/Pojoaque), digital artist, graphic designer, photographer, videographer, Behance
  • Richard Bugbee (Payoomkawichum (Luiseño]), curator, ethnobotanist, link
  • Bennie Buffalo (Southern Cheyenne, 1948–1994), painter
  • Alaina Buffalo Spirit (Northern Cheyenne/Suhtai)
  • Julie Buffalohead (Ponca), painter, link
  • Corey Bulpitt (Haida), graphic designer, jeweler
  • Madison Burnette (Lakota/Dakota/Cheyenne/Navajo), artist, also Lakota/Dakota/Nakota/Northern Cheyenne/Navajo
  • Nocona Burgess (Comanche), painter, link
  • Quanah Burgess (Comanche), painter
  • Kevin Lee Burton (Swampy Cree), filmmaker
  • Jacob Butler (Onk Akimel O’odham), shell etcher, enrolled with the Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community)

C

  • Miguel Cabrera (Zapotec, 1695–1768), painter, wiki
  • Adam Caesar (Pawnee/Kiowa), jeweler, metalsmith, full tribal affiliations: Pawnee/Kiowa/Wichita/Meskwaki
  • Bruce Caesar (Pawnee/Meskwaki), jeweler, metalsmith
  • Julius Caesar (Pawnee, 1910–1982), jeweler, metalsmith
  • Krystal Caesar (Pawnee/Kiowa), beadwork artist, full tribal affiliations: Pawnee/Kiowa/Wichita/Meskwaki
  • Terril Calder (Métis), performance artist, video artist, link
  • Antonio Calderón Sandoval (Purépecha, ca. 1847–unknown), photographer, Mexico
  • Nilda Callañaupa Alvarez (Quechua) weaver, Peru, wiki
  • T. C. Cannon (Kiowa/Caddo, 1946–1978), painter, printmaker
  • Edwin Carewe (Chickasaw, 1883–1940), actor, director, producer, wiki
  • Douglas Cardinal (Kainai/Métis), OC, PhD, architect, link
  • Joane Cardinal-Schubert (Kainai, 1942–2009), mixed-media artist, painter, wiki
  • Kathleen Carlo-Kendall (Koyukon Athabascan), woodcarver, wiki
  • Andrea Carlson (Grand Portage Ojibwe), painter, link
  • Rosella Carney (Cree), birchbark biting, language instructor, moosehair tufting, bio
  • Caroline Carpio (Isleta), sculptor, link
  • Phil Cash Cash (Cayuse/Nez Perce), flute-player, linguist, bio
  • Richard Castaneda (Salt River Pima/Maricopa), photographer
  • Fritz Casuse (Navajo), jeweler, link
  • Ricardo Caté (Kewa), comic
  • Pen Cayetano, also Delvin “Pen” Caytano (Garifuna), musician, painter, Belize, wiki, link
  • Nani Chacon or Nanibah Chacon (Navajo), painter, link
  • Raven Chacon (Navajo), sound artist, link
  • Sherman Chaddlesone (Kiowa, 1947–2013), painter, sculptor, wiki
  • Monica Charles (Lower Elwha Klallam), playwright
  • Berdina Charley (Navajo), textile artist
  • Tina Charley (Mono Lake Paiute, 1869–1962), basket maker, wiki
  • Ric Charlie (Navajo), jeweler, bio
  • Nelson Chasing Hawk (Sicangu Lakota), painter
  • Tony Chavarria (Santa Clara Tewa), curator
  • Myrtle McKay Chavez (Dry Creek Pomo, 1939–2004), basket maker
  • Richard I. Chavez (San Felipe Pueblo), jeweler, lapidarian, link. The middle initial is optional.
  • Yve Chavez, PhD (Tongva), scholar
  • Mark Chee (Navajo, 1914–1981), silversmith
  • Benjamin Chee Chee (Temagami Ojibwe, 1944–1977), painter
  • George Haloo CheeChee (Zuni, dates unknown), lapidarian
  • Shirley Cheechoo (Cree), actress, filmmaker, painter
  • Chafil Cheucarama (Wounaan), tagua carver, Panama
  • Cameron Chino (Quechan/Mojave/Pima), digital artist, draftsperson
  • Randy Chitto (Mississippi Choctaw), ceramic artist, link
  • Yvonne Chouteau (Shawnee, 1929–2016), ballerina, OHS
  • Toneh Chuleewah (Cherokee Nation), metalsmith, jeweler, bio
  • Kelly Church (Ottawa/Ojibwe/Pottawatomi), basket maker, birch bark biter, enrolled in the Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan, formerly known as the Gun Lake Indian Tribe, link
  • Delores Churchill (Haida), basket maker, wiki
  • Holly Churchill (Haida), basket maker, bio
  • Corky Clairmont (Salish/Kootenai), installation artist, printmaker
  • Donn Clark (Mescalero Apache/Diné), painter
  • Jessica Clark (Lumbee), painter, link
  • Todd Clark (Wailaki), curator, link
  • Gerald Clarke Jr. (Cahuilla), installation, performance, and video artist, link
  • Timothy Clashin (Navajo), actor, playwright
  • Hannah Claus (Mohawk), Canada, link
  • Dana Claxton (Hunkpapa Lakota), interdisciplinary artist, link
  • Lorenzo Clayton (Navajo), conceptual artist, painter, printmaker, installation
  • Mike “Witko” Cliff (Oglala Lakota), singer
  • Terrence Clifford (Oglala Lakota), photographer, link
  • George Clutesi (Tseshaht, 1908–1988), painter, wiki
  • Jennie Ross Cobb (Cherokee, 1881–1959), photographer, wiki
  • Eddy Cobiness (Buffalo Point Ojibwe, 1933–1996), painter, wiki
  • Lola Cody (Navajo), textile artist
  • Radmilla Cody (Navajo), singer, link
  • Melissa Cody (Navajo), textile artist
  • Karita Coffey (Comanche), ceramic artist
  • Barry Coffin (Potawatomi/Muscogee, 1947–2016)
  • Adele Collins (Chickasaw/Choctaw, 1908–1996), painter
  • Alma Concha, also Alma Loretto Concha (Jemez/Laguna), ceramic artist, bio
  • Victor Coochwytewa (Hopi, 1922–2011), silversmith
  • Jesse Cooday (Tlingit), mixed-media artist, filmmaker, photographer
  • Rande Cook (Kwakwaka’wakw), jeweler
  • Gordon Coons (Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe), printmaker, link
  • Colin Coonsis (Zuni), jeweler and lapidarian, link
  • Harlan Coonsis (Zuni), jeweler and lapidarian
  • Jon Corbett (Métis), educator, video artist, link
  • Edna Coriz, also Edna Loretto Coriz (Jemez/Laguna), ceramic artist, bio
  • Amelia Cornelius (Oneida Nation), cornhusk dollmaker
  • Chris Cornelius (Oneida Nation), architect, sculptor, link
  • Jesse Cornplanter (Seneca Nation, 1889–1957), woodcarver
  • Mel Cornshucker (Keetoowah Cherokee), ceramic artist
  • Jeff Corntassel (Cherokee Nation), author, educator, link
  • Thiago Cóstackz (Mestizo/Potiguara), interdisciplinary artist, link
  • Charlotte Coté, PhD (Tseshaht/Nuu-chah-nulth), educator, bio
  • Gerald Cournoyer (Oglala Lakota), painter, link
  • Kevin Cranmer (Kwakwaka’wakw), printmaker, woodcarver
  • Dustinn Craig (Apache/Navajo), filmmaker
  • Phil Cross (Caddo/Potawatomi), customary architect, bow maker, bio
  • Albertine Crow Shoe (Piikani), jeweler, silversmith, bio
  • Amanda Crowe (Eastern Band Cherokee, 1928–2004), woodcarver
  • Gilbert Crowe (Eastern Band Cherokee, 1938–2005), sculptor, bio
  • Woody Crumbo (Potawatomi, 1912–1989), painter, printmaker, wiki
  • Gerónima Montoya Cruz (Ohkay Owingeh, 1915–2015), painter
  • Santiago Cruz (Ohway Owingeh, dates unknown)
  • Farrell Cunningham (Mountain Maidu, 1976–2014), painter
  • Spencer Keeton Cunningham (Colville/Nez Perce), link
  • Del Curfman (Crow), painter
  • Candace Curr (Nuu-chah-nulth) or (Ditidaht First Nation), musician, singer, FB
  • Thirza Cuthand (Plains Cree), filmmaker, performance artist, link
  • Ashley Cypress (Miccosukee), fashion designer, textile artist, Instagram
  • Khadijah Cypress (Miccosukee), textile artist, Instagram

D

  • Jerrod Da (San Ildefonso), draftsperson, link
  • Tony Da (San Ildefonso, 1940–2008), ceramic artist, artnet
  • April Stone Dahl (Bad River Ojibwe), basket maker, link
  • David Dalasohya Jr. (Hopi/Laguna), painter
  • Dawn Dark Mountain (Oneida Nation), painter, link
  • Deana Dartt (Coastal Band Chumash), author, curator
  • Betty David (Spokane, ca. 1938–2007), fashion designer, obituary
  • Joe David (Nuu-chah-nulth), printmaker, sculptor
  • Clyde Davidson (Haida), sculptor,
  • Reg Davidson (Haida), printmaker, woodcarver, link
  • Robert Davidson (Haida), woodcarver
  • Denise Davis (Maidu), basket maker, painter, printmaker
  • Jesse Ed Davis (Kiowa/Comanche/Muscogee/Seminole, 1944–1988), musician
  • Jesse Ed Davis II (Comanche/Muscogee/Seminole, 1921–1977), painter
  • Martina Dawley, PhD (Diné/Hualapai), author, curator
  • Steven Thomas Davies (Snuneymuxw), filmmaker, Vimeo
  • Frank Day (Konkow Maidu, 102–1976), painter, wiki
  • Patricia Deadman (Tuscarora/Mohawk), installation artist, photographer
  • Gregg Deal (Pyramid Lake Paiute), painter, performance artist
  • Angel De Cora (Winnebago, 1871–1919), painter, printmaker
  • Alfred Decoteau (Turtle Mountain Chippewa), stone sculptor, link
  • Larry DeCoteau (Turtle Mountain Chippewa), sculptor, bio
  • Blake Debassige (M’Chigeeng Ojibwe), painter
  • Alejo Deleon (Guna), painter, Panama
  • Philip J. Deloria, PhD (Dakota descent), author, educator, wiki
  • Vine Deloria Jr. (Standing Rock Dakota, 1933–2005), author, ANB
  • Vine Deloria Sr. (Yankton Dakota, 1901–1990), theologian
  • Jim Denomie (Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe), painter
  • Suzanne DePoe (Siletz), illustrator, engineer, member of the Google American Indian Network; Siletz/Tututni/Southern Cheyenne/Turtle Mountain Ojibwe
  • Larry DesJarlais (Turtle Mountain Chippewa), sculptor
  • Patrick DesJarlait (Red Lake Ojibwe, 1921–1972), graphic designer, painter, wiki
  • Marisol D’Estrabeau (Totonac), painter, Mexico, link
  • Bonnie Devine (Serpent River Ojibwe), interdisciplinary artist, bio
  • Leekya Deyuse (Zuni, 1889–1966), fetish carver, lapidarian
  • Johnny Diacon (Thlopthlocco Muscogee), illustrator, painter, Facebook
  • James Diamond (Cree/Métis), filmmaker
  • Natalie Diaz (Mojave/Pima), poet,  wiki
  • Roderico Y. Díaz (Kaqchikel Maya), photographer, Guatemala, link
  • Uriel Díaz (Guna), painter, Panama
  • Beau Dick (Kwakwaka’wakw, 1955–2017), woodcarver, wiki
  • Cecil Dick (United Keetowah Band/Cherokee Nation, 1915–1992), painter, wiki
  • Sherry Dick (Haida), textile artist
  • Freda Diesing (Haida, 1925–2002), woodcarver, wiki
  • Demian DinéYazhi’ (Zuni/Diné), photographer, link
  • Wally Dion (Salteaux), mixed media artist, sculptor. He doesn’t use the more common spelling of Saulteauxlink
  • Julia Dock (Yup’ik), basket maker
  • Annie Don (Yup’ik), basket maker, from Mekoryuk and Quinhagak
  • Mercedes Dorame (Tongva), photographer, installation artist, link
  • Kristen Dorsey (Chickasaw), jeweler, link
  • Fawn Douglas (Las Vegas Paiute), painter, link
  • Keesic Douglas (Mnjikaning Ojibwe), photographer, link
  • Diane Douglas-Willard (Haida), basket maker, textile artist
  • Rose Drake (Cherokee Nation), basket maker, bio
  • Amber DuBoise (Navajo/Sauk/Potawatomi), painter, link
  • Orlando Dugi (Navajo), beadwork artist, fashion designer, link
  • Hattie Dunham (Sicangu Lakota), hide painter

E

  • Chad Nish Earles (Caddo), graphic artist, printmaker, link
  • Chase Kahwinhut Earles (Caddo), ceramic artist, link
  • Wayne TaySha Earles (Caddo), stone sculptor
  • Bunky Echo-Hawk (Pawnee/Yakama), painter, link
  • Roger Echo-Hawk (Pawnee), author
  • Walter Echo-Hawk (Pawnee), author, legal scholar, link
  • Colleen Echohawk (Pawnee/Ahtna Athabascan), activist, bio
  • John Echohawk (Pawnee), executive director of the Native American Rights Fund (NARF)
  • Charles Edenshaw (Haida, ca. 1839–1920), carver
  • Gwaai Edenshaw (Haida), jeweler, painter, sculptor, woodcarver, link
  • Isabella Edenshaw (Haida, 1859–1926), weaver
  • Alano Edzerza (Tahltan), link
  • Anna Brown Ehlers (Tlingit), Chilkat weaver, LinkedIn
  • Michole Eldred (Catawba/Eastern Band Cherokee), author, curator
  • Michael Elizondo Jr. (Southern Cheyenne/Kaw/Chumash), painter, link
  • Elle of Ganado, Asdzaa Lichii’ (Red Woman) (Navajo, 1850–1924), textile artist, bio
  • Nizhoni Ellenwood (Nez Perce/Apache), link
  • Carol Emarthle-Douglas (Northern Arapaho/Seminole), basket maker
  • Larry Emerson (Navajo, 1947–2017), painter, link
  • Deb Enoch (Northern Tutchone/Upper Tanana), beadwork artist, enrolled in the White River First Nation
  • Billy Hawk Enos (Washoe/Nisenan)
  • Joseph Erb (Cherokee Nation), animator, painter, video artist
  • Heid Erdrich (Turtle Mountain Ojibwe), author, link
  • Louise Erdrich (Turtle Mountain Ojibwe), author
  • Marcella Ernest (Bad River Ojibwe), filmmaker, video artist
  • Sho Sho Esquiro (Kaska Dena/Cree), fashion designer, textile artist, link
  • Dennis Esquivel (Odawa/Ojibwe), painter, woodworker
  • Steven Estrada (Cahuilla), basket maker
  • Upton Ethelbah Jr. (Santa Clara/White Mountain Apache), sculptor, link
  • Beckie Etukeok (Iñupiaq/Tlingit), drum maker, photographer
  • Lara M. Evans, PhD (Cherokee Nation), scholar, painter
  • Andy Everson (K’ómoks), printmaker, link

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  • Joe Fafard (Métis, 1942–2019), sculptor, link
  • Ronnie Fairbanks (Tlingit/Tsimshian/Ojibwe), carver, painter, link
  • Ka’ila Farrell-Smith (Klamath/Modoc), installation artist, painter, sculptor, link
  • Tom Farris (Otoe-Missouria/Cherokee), painter, printmaker, link
  • Rosalie Favell (Métis), photographer, link
  • Jackie Fawn (Yurok/Washoe), painter
  • Donna Featherstone (Chukchansi), painter
  • Carly Feddersen (Okanagan/Sinixt), jeweler, link
  • Joe Feddersen (Okanagan/Sinixt), basket maker, glass artist, printmaker, wiki
  • RYAN! Feddersen, also RYAN! Elizabeth Feddersen (Okanogan/Arrow Lakes), installation artist, link
  • John Feodorov (Navajo), mixed media artist, painter
  • Blanca Fernandez (Wayúu), fashion designer, Colombia
  • Anita Fields (Osage/Muscogee), ceramic sculptor, link
  • Tom Fields (Muscogee/Cherokee), photographer
  • Yatika Fields (Osage/Muscogee/Cherokee), painter
  • Phyllis Fife, PhD (Muscogee), painter, fashion designer, educator, wiki
  • Cecilia Fire Thunder (Oglala Lakota), doll maker, wiki
  • Rosie Firth (Gwich’in), beadwork artist, quillwork artist, skin-sewer, textile artist
  • Mark Fischer (Oneida Nation), sculptor, link
  • Cameron Clifford Flamand, Métis painter
  • Evans Flammond Sr. (Sicangu Lakota), ledger artist, bio
  • SaanuGa Gianna Willard Flanery (Haida), basket maker, tattoo artist
  • Vanessa Dion Fletcher (Potawatomi/Lenape), interdisciplinary artist, link
  • George Flett (Spokane, 1946–2013), painter
  • Jennifer Foerster (Mvskoke), writer, link http://www.jenniferfoerster.com/
  • Juanita Growing Thunder Fogarty (Fort Peck Assiniboine-Sioux), beadwork artist, quillwork artist
  • Susan Folwell (Santa Clara Tewa), potter
  • Harry Fonseca (Nisenan Maidu, 1946–2006), painter, wiki
  • Lita Fontaine (Dakota/Ojibwe/Métis), painter, textile artist, wiki
  • David Fortin (Métis), PhD, architect, bio
  • Edna Foster (Mono Lake Paiute, n.d.), basket maker
  • Naomi Harjo Foster (Muscogee Creek, 1896–ca. 1934), painter
  • Cliff Fragua (Jemez), sculptor, link
  • Glendora Fragua (Jemez), ceramic artist
  • Laura Fragua-Cota (Jemez), ceramic sculptor
  • Unek Francis (Tewa/Jemez), photographer, LinkedIn
  • Donna Frank (Florida Seminole), basket maker
  • l. frank (Tongva/Ajachmem), cartoonist, painter, photographer, linkwiki
  • Blanca Franzua (Garifuna), choreographer, musician, painter, Guatemala
  • Santee Frazier (Cherokee Nation), educator, poet
  • Everlyn Fredericks (Hopi), sculptor, link
  • Jean Fredericks (Hopi), photographer, wiki
  • Gabriel Frey (Passamaquoddy), basket maker
  • Jeremy Frey (Passamaquoddy), basket maker, link
  • Betty Frogg (Cherokee Nation), basket maker

* FAAM defines Chicana and Chicano as being a resident or citizen of the United States of America of Mexican descent, who may or may not have Indigenous heritage. We define Mestiza and Mestizo as being a Latin American person of detribalized Indigenous descent.

** Unrecognized tribe


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