Artist and Scholar List: G–L

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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.

G

  • Jerrod Galanin (Tlingit/Unangax̂), interdisciplinary artist, jeweler, photographer
  • Nicholas Galanin (Tlingit/Unangax̂), interdisciplinary artist, jeweler, photographer, link
  • David Shanon Gallant (Tlingit, 1946–2008), digital art, painter, sculptor
  • Carrie Lynn Garcia (Luiseño/Cahuilla), basket maker
  • Gloria Garcia, Goldenrod (Pojoaque Pueblo), ceramic artist
  • Jacob Garcia (Santa Clara Pueblo), ceramic artist
  • Jason Garcia, Okuu Pín (Santa Clara Pueblo), ceramic artist, painter, link
  • Rene “STRIKE 1” Garcia (Tohono O’odham), painter
  • Tammy Garcia (Santa Clara Pueblo) ceramic artist, sculptor, wiki
  • Tina Garcia (Santa Clara Pueblo, 1957–2005), ceramic artist
  • Virginia Garcia (Santa Clara Pueblo), ceramic artist
  • Jorge Garza (Chicano), digital artist, draftsperson, link
  • Gemma Gaudio (Yup’ik), basket maker, bio
  • Connie Tsosie Gaussoin (Picuris/Navajo), jeweler, link
  • David Gaussoin (Picuris/Navajo), jeweler, fashion designer, link
  • Tazbah Gaussoin (Picuris/Navajo), jeweler
  • Wayne Nez Gaussoin (Picuris/Navajo), jeweler, link
  • Hanay Geiogamah (Kiowa/Delaware), playright, producer, wiki
  • Leonard Gene (Navajo), jeweler, silversmith
  • Melissa General (Oneida), photographer
  • Martin George (Fallon Paiute), diverse arts, sculptor
  • Jeffrey Gibson (Choctaw/Cherokee), painter, sculptor, link
  • gid k’wáajuus (Haida, 1822–1913), woodcarver
  • Thomas Gilcrease (Muscogee Creek, 1890–1962), art collector, founder of the Gilcrease Museum, wiki
  • Matt Girty (Cherokee Nation), stone carver
  • Bill Glass Jr. (Cherokee Nation), ceramic artist, sculptor, link
  • Demos Glass Jr. (Cherokee Nation), ceramic artist, sculptor, link
  • Richard Glazer-Danay (Mohawk), painter, FB
  • Geronimo (Chiricahua Apache, ca. 1829–1909), beadwork artist
  • Hank Gobin (Tulalip, 1941–2013), museum director, <bio
  • Ronni-Leigh Goeman (Onondaga), basket artist
  • Stonehorse Goeman (Seneca), sculptor
  • Jhon Goes In Center (Oglala Lakota), jeweler, link
  • Dallas Goldtooth (Dakota/Navajo), activist, comedian
  • Luis González Palma (Mestizo), photographer, mixed media artist, link
  • Joel Good (Snuneymuxw), woodcarver, link | Facebook
  • Lauren Good Day Giago (Arikara/Hidatsa/Blackfeet/Plains Cree), ledger artist, link
  • Paul Goodbear (Southern Cheyenne, 1913–1954)
  • Tani Gordon (Sicangu Lakota)
  • C. N. Gorman or Carl Nelson Gorman (Navajo, 1907–1998), painter
  • Shan Goshorn (Eastern Band Cherokee, 1957–2018), photographer, weaver, link
  • Danis Goulet (Cree/Métis), filmmaker, link
  • Rollie Grandbois (Turtle Mountain Chippewa, 1954–2016), sculptor
  • Barbara Grandjambe (Cree), beadwork artist
  • Dorothy Grant (Haida), fashion designer, link
  • Darren Vigil Gray (Jicarilla Apache), painter, artnet
  • Gina Gray (Osage, 1954–2014), painter
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  • Noel Grayson (Cherokee Nation), bow maker
  • Henry Green (Tsimshian), carver
  • Stan Greene (Semiahmoo/Chehalis/Nez Perce), carver, printmaker
  • Brent Greenwood (Chickasaw/Ponca), painter, link
  • Kennetha Greenwood (Otoe/Missouria), beadwork artist, graphic artist
  • Teri Greeves (Kiowa), beadwork artist, link
  • Grey Moustache (Navajo, ca. 1867–unknown), silversmith
  • Thomas Greyeyes (Navajo), painter, link
  • John Gritts (Cherokee Nation), draftsperson, educator
  • Camryn Growing Thunder (Fort Peck Assiniboine-Sioux), painter
  • Juanita Growing Thunder (Fort Peck Assiniboine-Sioux), beadwork artist, link
  • Joyce Growing Thunder (Fort Peck Assiniboine-Sioux), beadwork artist
  • Gracelynn “Monks” Growingthunder (Nakoda/Kiowa), photographer
  • Georgeann “Bear” Growingthunder (Nakoda/Kiowa), beadwork artist, influencer
  • Maureen Gruben (Inuvialuk), interdisciplinary artist, link
  • Brenda Kennedy Grummer (Citizen Potawatomi), painter
  • Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala (Quechua, ca. 1535–after 1616), historian, illustrator, wiki
  • Lela Gutierrez (1895–1966), ceramic artist
  • Lois Gutierrez (Pojoaque), ceramic artist
  • Petra Montoya Gutierrez (Pojoaque, 1907–1995), ceramic artist
  • Porfirio Gutiérrez (Zapotec), textile artist, link
  • Van Gutierrez, also Evangelio Gutierrez (Santa Clara Pueblo, 1870–1956), ceramic artist
  • John Gwaytithl (Haida, ca. 1820–1912), woodcarver

H

  • Haa’yuups, also Ron Hamilton (Nuu-chah-nulth), dancer, curator, engraver, graphic designer, illustrator, painter, singer, woodcarver, bio
  • Sven Haakanson Jr., PhD (Sugpiaq), curator, educator, photographer, UW
  • Paul Hacker (Choctaw), knife maker, painter, link
  • Naypiler Hackin (Guna), photographer, Panama
  • John Hagen (Tlingit/Unangax̂ ), photographer, FB
  • Helen Haig-Brown (Tsilhqot’in), filmmaker, wiki
  • Keith Haines (Mescalero Apache), painter
  • K. C. Hall, also KC Hall (Heiltsuk), painter, bio
  • Jacob Haloo (Zuni, unknown–1968), jeweler and lapidarian
  • Lola Pinto Haloo (Zuni, 1928–1982), jeweler and lapidarian
  • Ramie Haloo (Zuni, 1944–2006), jeweler and lapidarian
  • Rolanda Haloo (Zuni), jeweler and lapidarian
  • Kelsey Hall, also KC Hall (Heiltsuk), printmaker
  • Robert L. Hall, PhD (Mohican/Menominee/Odawa), anthropologist, educator, enrolled in the Stockbridge Munsee Community
  • Dyanni Hamilton-Youngbird (Navajo), beadwork artist
  • Crystal Hanna (Cherokee Nation), ceramic artist, link
  • Enoch Kelly Haney (Seminole/Muscogee), painter, politician, sculptor, wiki
  • Bob Haozous (Chiricahua Apache), mixed-media artist, sculptor, link
  • Emily Haozous, PhD, RN (Chiricahua Fort Sill Apache)
  • Sam Haozous (Chiricahua Apache), photographer
  • Helen Hardin (Santa Clara Pueblo, 1943–1984), painter, wiki
  • Starr Hardridge (Muscogee Creek), painter, link
  • Benjamin Harjo Jr. (Absentee Shawnee/Seminole), painter, printmaker
  • Joy Harjo (Muscogee/Cherokee), musician, poet, link
  • Sterlin Harjo (Seminole/Muscogee), comedian, filmmaker, playwright, one of the 1491s, link
  • Suzan Shown Harjo, Hon. DA (Cheyenne/Hodulgee Muscogee), activist, writer
  • Theresa Harlan (Kewa/Jemez), curator, bio
  • Lester Harragarra (Otoe/Missouria/Kiowa), photographer
  • Beckee Harris (Catawba), potter
  • Georgia Harris (Catawba, 1905–1997), potter
  • Ron Dean Harris, aka Ostwelve (Sto:lo Nation)
  • Jim Hart (Haida), woodcarver, wiki
  • Delwyn Harvey (Hopi-Tewa), katsina carver
  • Hastiin Klah (Navajo, 1867–1937), weaver
  • Linda Haukaas (Sicangu Lakota), ledger artist
  • Tom Haukaas (Sicangu Lakota), artist, link
  • Clara Havier (Tohono O’odham, 1908–1994), basket maker
  • Yonavea Hawkins (Caddo/Delaware), beadwork artist, draftsperson, graphic artist, painter, regalia maker, link
  • Hé Nùnpa Waníca, also Joseph No Two Horns (Hunkpapa Lakota, 1852–1942), carver, painter, bio
  • Larissa Healey (Peguis Ojibwe), painter
  • Edgar Heap of Birds, also Hock E Aye Vi Edgar Heap of Birds (Southern Cheyenne), painter
  • Faye HeavyShield (Kainai), installation artist, sculptor, wiki
  • Shaun Hedican (Eabametoong Ojibwe), painter, FB
  • Ya’Ya Heit (Gitxsan), carver
  • Babe Hemlock (Mohawk), woodcarver, link
  • Carla Hemlock (Mohawk), textile artist, link
  • Shane Hendren (Navajo), jeweler, bio
  • Karma Henry (Fort Independence Paiute), painter, link
  • Billy Hensley (Chickasaw), painter
  • Charles Her Many Horses (Sicangu Lakota), painter, link
  • Emil Her Many Horses (Oglala Lakota), beadwork and quillwork artist, curator
  • Carrie Herman (Cup’ik), basket maker, from Mekoryuk
  • Alexander Hernandez (Mestizo/Mixtec), sculptor, link
  • Allison Herrera (Xolon Salinan*), journalist, bio
  • Joe Hilario Herrera, See Ru (Cochiti/San Ildefonso, 1923–2001), OU
  • Velino Herrera or Ma Pe Wi (Zia, 1902–1973), painter
  • Bobby Hicks (Muscogee Creek, 1934–2014), filmmaker
  • Rosella Hightower (Choctaw, 1920–2008), ballerina, OHS
  • Vi Hilbert, or Vi taqʷšəblu Hilbert (Upper Skagit, 1918–2008), educator, language advocate, storyteller, bio
  • Carrie Hill (Akwesasne Mohawk), basket maker, link
  • Joan Hill, Chesequah (Muscogee/Cherokee), painter, wiki
  • Greg A. Hill (Mohawk), curator, interdisciplinary artist, wiki
  • Karen Lynn Hill (Onondaga), beadwork artist
  • Luzene Hill (Eastern Band Cherokee), installation artist, performance artist, link
  • Richard William Hill (Cree), curator, ACC
  • Richard Hill Sr. (Tuscarora), curator, photographer
  • Roberta Hill (Oneida), poet, link https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/roberta-hill
  • Rosemary Hill (Tuscarora), beadwork artist, bio
  • John Hitchcock (Comanche), printmaker, link
  • Gary Hobson (Cherokee/Quapaw/Chickasaw descent), writer
  • Aka Høegh (Kalaalleq), sculptor
  • Linda Hogan (Chickasaw), author, poet, link
  • Thomas Hogan (Ojibwe, 1955–2014), painter
  • Jack Hokeah (Kiowa, 1901–1969), painter, one of the Kiowa Six
  • April Holder (Sac & Fox/Wichita/Tonkawa), painter
  • Arthur Holmes Jr. (Hopi), katsina carver, bio
  • Arthur Holmes Sr. (Hopi), katsina carver, bio
  • Douglas Holmes (Hopi, 1925–2005), silversmith, NMAI
  • Lisa Holt (Cochiti), ceramic artist, link
  • Charlene Holy Bear (Standing Rock Lakota), beadwork artist, dollmaker, link
  • Rhonda Holy Bear (Standing Rock Lakota), beadwork artist, dollmaker, link
  • Greg Holy Bull (Cheyenne River Sioux, 1965–2018), beadwork artist, glass artist, obituary
  • Delbridge Honanie, Coochsiwukioma (Hopi, 1946–2017), woodcarver, member of Artist Hopid
  • Brian Honyouti (Hopi, 1947–2016), woodcarver
  • Mavasta Honyouti (Hopi), painter, woodcarver. Full name: Bryant Mavasta Honyouti, link
  • Rance Hood (Comanche), painter, link
  • Anna Hoover (Unangax̂ ), curator, printmaker, sculptor, videographer, link
  • John Hoover (Unangax̂ , 1919–2011), sculptor, woodcarver
  • Lily Hope (Tlingit), Chilkat and Ravenstail weaver, link
  • Sky Hopinka (Ho-Chunk), filmmaker, link http://www.skyhopinka.com/
  • Candice Hopkins (Carcross/Tagish), curator
  • Leah Hopkins (Narragansett), quillwork artist, bio
  • George Horse Capture (A’aninin, 1937–2013), curator
  • Joe Horse Capture (A’aninin), curator
  • Dan HorseChief (Cherokee/Pawnee), painter, sculptor, link
  • Dakota Hoska (Lakota), curator, painter, link
  • Lani Hotch (Tlingit), textile artist, bio
  • Robert Houle (Saulteaux), painter, wiki
  • Terrance Houle (Kainai/Saulteaux), performance artist, video artist, link
  • Conrad House (Navajo/Oneida, 1956–2001), mixed media artist, wiki
  • Allan Houser (Chiricahua Apache, 1914–1994), draftsperson, painter, sculptor, link
  • Maggie Howard, Maggie Howard, also Tabuce Howard (Mono Lake Paiute, 1870–1947), basket maker, bio (her native name is misspelled here)
  • Norma Howard (Chickasaw/Choctaw), painter, wiki
  • Craig Howe, PhD (Oglala Lakota), director of the Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies, bio
  • LeAnne Howe (Choctaw), poet, wiki
  • Oscar Howe (Yanktonai Dakota, 1915–1983), painter, wiki
  • Howling Wolf (Southern Cheyenne, 1849–1927), ledger artist, wiki
  • Patrick Dean Hubbell (Navajo), mixed media artist, painter, link
  • Susan Hudson (Navajo), textile artist
  • Daniel Huencho Morales (Mapuche), silversmith, link
  • Shari M. Huhndorf, PhD (Yup’ik), scholar, bio
  • Alan Hunt (Kwakwaka’wakw/Tlingit), woodcarver, Facebook
  • Bradley Hunt (Heiltsuk), carver
  • Calvin Hunt (Kwakwaka’wakw/Nuu-chah-nulth), woodcarver
  • Corrine Hunt (Kwakwaka’wakw/Tlingit), jeweler, bio
  • Dean Hunt (Heiltsuk), jeweler, painter, woodcarver, link
  • George Hunt (Tlingit, 1854–1933), ethnologist, wiki
  • Richard Hunt (Kwakwaka’wakw), woodcarver, link | wiki
  • Tom Hunt Jr. (Kwakwaka’wakw, b. 1962), carver, dancer
  • Tom Hunt Sr. (Kwakwaka’wakw, b. 1942), jeweler, printmaker
  • Tom D. Hunt (Kwakwaka’wakw, b. 1964), woodcarver
  • Tony Hunt Jr. (Kwakwaka’wakw, 1961–2017), printmaker, woodcarver, bio
  • Tony Hunt Sr. (Kwakwaka’wakw, 1942–2017), woodcarver, wiki
  • Mary Hunter (Makah/Klallam/Quileute/Cowichan), weaver
  • Maria Hupfield (Wasauksing Ojibwe), interdisciplinary artist, link
  • Shawn Hunt (Heiltsuk), painter
  • Doug Hyde (Nez Perce, tribally designated artisan), sculptor
  • Frank Buffalo Hyde (Onondaga), painter

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  • Dorothy Ice (Cherokee/Keetoowah), weaver, enrolled in the Cherokee Nation and United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians
  • Heather Igloliorte, PhD (Inuk), art historian, curator, link
  • Mark Igloliorte (Inuk), painter, link
  • Ikamrailnguq (Yup’ik, fl. 1900), carver, medicine man
  • Dwayno Insano (Onk Akimel O’odham), aka Dwayne Manuel, painter, FB
  • Geronimo Inutiq, aka Madeskimo (Inuk), electronic musician, link
  • Joel Isaak (Dena’ina), sculptor, skin-sewer, enrolled Kenaitze Indian Tribe, link
  • Jaco Ishulutaq (Inuk), sculptor

J

  • Nadia Jackinsky-Sethi, PhD (Alutiiq), author, curator, bio
  • Mike A. Jackson (Tlingit/Haida), woodcarver
  • Melitta Jackson (Yurok), painter, link
  • Troy Jackson (Cherokee Nation), ceramic sculptor, link
  • Zig Jackson (Mandan/Hidatsa/Arikara), photographer, link
  • Alex Jacobs (Mohawk), collage artist, poet
  • Jan Jacobs (Osage), textile artist
  • Joseph Jacobs (Cayuga, 1935–2015), stone sculptor, link
  • Mary Jacobs (Seneca), beadwork artist, bio
  • Samantha Jacobs (Seneca), beadwork artist, educator, moosehair tufter, LinkedIn
  • Hiram Jake (Pawnee, 1880–1947), metalsmith
  • Alvin James Sr. (Hopi, 1936–2002), katsina carver
  • Charlie James (Kwakwaka’wakw, ca. 1867–1937), woodcarver, subgroups: Kwagiulth and Kwikwasut’inuxw
  • Duhon James (Navajo), printmaker, Etsy
  • Nolan Karras James (Navajo/Apache), author, illustrator
  • Elizabeth James-Perry (Aquinnah Wampanoag), wampum artist, weaver, link
  • Jonathan James-Perry (Aquinnah Wampanoag), coppersmith, sculptor, link
  • Patricia James-Perry (Aquinnah Wampanoag), scrimshaw carver
  • Jeremiah James (Tlingit), skin-sewer, bio
  • Alex Janvier (Denesuline/Saulteaux, b. 1935), painter, link
  • Delores Juanico (Acoma), ceramic artist, bio
  • Vanessa Paukeigope Jennings, or Vanessa Jennings (Pima/Kiowa/Kiowa Apache), beadwork artist, regalia maker, wiki
  • Doreen Jensen (Gitxsan, 1933–2009), woodcarver, wiki
  • Damian Jim (Navajo), curator, graphic designer, digital artist, painter, link
  • Bruce Joe (Navajo), jeweler, FB
  • Hyrum Joe (Southern Ute/Navajo), naturalist painter [full tribal affiliation: Southern Ute/Navajo/Hopi/White Mountain Apache], FB
  • Oreland Joe Sr. (Navajo/Southern Ute), sculptor, AskArt
  • Chaz John (Winnebago/Choctaw), painter, link
  • Biskakone Greg Johnson (Lac du Flambeau Chippewa), beadworker, canoe maker, regalia maker, quillwork, link
  • Emily Johnson (Yup’ik), dancer, performance artist, link
  • Kenneth Johnson (Muscogee/Seminole), jeweler, metalsmith, link
  • Merritt Johnson (Mohawk/Blackfoot), interdisciplinary artist, link
  • Terrol Dew Johnson (Tohono O’odham), basket maker, sculptor, wiki
  • Ursula Johnson (Mi’kmaq), basket maker, interdisciplinary artist, link
  • Yazzie Johnson (Navajo), jeweler, link
  • Don Johnston (Unangax̂) or (Qagan Tayagungin Unangax̂), basket maker
  • Emily Johnston (Cup’ik), basket maker, fan maker (not the same person as the dancer)
  • Hovak Johnston (Inuk), tattoo artist
  • Deborah Jojola (Isleta Pueblo/Jemez Pueblo), painter, printmaker, link
  • Tony Jojola (Isleta), glass artist, bio
  • Adam Garnet Jones (Cree/Métis), filmmaker, link
  • Grant Jonathan (Tuscarora), beadwork artist
  • Daniel SaSuWeh Jones (Ponca), politician, sculptor, link
  • Linda Eben-Jones (Northern Paiute/Modoc), beadwork artist, bio
  • Peter B. Jones (Onondaga/Seneca), ceramic artist, bio
  • Rosalie Jones (Little Shell Chippewa), dancer, choreographer, link
  • Tom Jones (Ho-Chunk), photographer, link
  • Topaz Jones (Shoshone/Lummi/Kalapuya/Molalla), painter, printmaker, enrolled Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation, Nevada, bio
  • Micqaela Jones-Crouch (Te-Moak Shoshone), link
  • Tommy Joseph (Tlingit), woodcarver, link
  • Beverly Julian (Mi’kmaq), quillwork artist, link
  • Zachariah Julian (Jicarilla Apache), pianist, Facebook
  • Brian Jungen (Dane-zaa), sculptor, wiki

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  • Ed Kabotie, Okhuwa P’ing (Santa Clara Tewa/Hopi), draftsperson, musician
  • Fred Kabotie (Hopi, ca. 1900–1986), painter
  • Michael Kabotie, Lomawywesa (Hopi, 1942–2009), jeweler, painter, member of Artist Hopid
  • Bradley Kahlhamer, no tribal affiliation, draftsperson, painter, sculptor, link
  • Frida Kahlo (Purépecha descent, 1907–1954), painter, photographer, link
  • Jeff Kahm (Plains Cree), painter, link
  • Jontay Kahm (Plains Cree), fashion designer
  • Chester Kahn (Navajo, 1936–2019), painter, obituary
  • Frank Kahn, also Franklin Kahn (Navajo, 1934–2010), painter, obituary
  • Ossie Kairaiuak (Yup’ik), composer, mask maker playwright, singer, storyteller, part of Pamyua, LinkedIn
  • Dennis Kakegamic (Sandy Lake Ojibwe/Swampy Cree), painter
  • Goyce Kakegamic (Sandy Lake Ojibwe/Swampy Cree), printmaker, link
  • Henry Kakegamic (Sandy Lake Ojibwe/Swampy Cree), printmaker
  • Joshim Kakegamic (Sandy Lake Ojibwe/Swampy Cree, 1952–1993), printmaker, link
  • Robert Kakegamic (Sandy Lake Ojibwe/Swampy Cree), painter
  • Abe Kakepetum (Sandy Lake Oji-Cree), painter
  • Lillian Kane (Seneca), beadwork artist, dollmaker
  • Kansuet (Guna), painter, Panama, link
  • Marian Terasaz Kassanavoid (Comanche, 1915–2009), painter
  • Dion Kaszas (Nlaka’pamux/Métis), tattoo artist, link
  • Bernard Tuglamena Katexac, also just Bernard Katexac (Iñupiaq, 1922–1997), printmaker, bio
  • Marlowe Katoney (Navajo), textile artist, Facebook
  • John Kauffman (Nez Perce, 1947–1990), actor
  • Lois Smoky Kaulaity (Kiowa, 1907–1981), beadwork artist, painter, one of the Kiowa Six
  • Geraldine Keams (Navajo), actor, playwright, wiki
  • Clara Neptune Keezer (Passamaquoddy, 1930–2016), basket maker
  • Sonya Kelliher-Combs (Iñupiaq/Athabascan), mixed media artist, sculptor, skin-sewer, link
  • Randy Kemp (Choctaw/Yuchi/Muscogee), musician, painter, printmaker
  • Rose Kerstetter (Oneida Nation), ceramic artist, LinkedIn
  • Yvonne Walker Keshick (Little Traverse Odawa/Ojibwe), basket maker, quillwork artist, wiki
  • Louisa Keyser, Dat So La Lee (Washoe, ca. 1850–1925), basket maker, wiki
  • Kiakshuk (Inuk, 1886–1996), draftsperson, sculptor, bio
  • Hannah Kigusiuq (Inuk), draftsperson, printmaker, bio
  • Echota Killsnight (Northern Cheyenne/Keetoowah Cherokee), filmmaker, Vimeo
  • Kineshde (Zuni, fl. 1890s), jeweler, credited with being the first to combine turquoise and silver
  • Wab Kinew (Onigaming Ojibwe), author, rapper, link
  • Brenda Kingery (Chickasaw), painter, bio
  • Kinguktuk (Iñupiaq, 1871–1941), basket maker, from Barrow, first person to weave a baleen basket
  • Maria Panìnguak’ Kjærulff (Kalaalleq), draftsperson, painter, link
  • Jessie Kleemann (Kalaalleq), dancer, installation artist, performance artist, link
  • Ivan Knife (Sicangu Lakota), beadwork artist
  • Laura Kolerok (Cup’ik), basket maker, from Wasilla
  • Erin Konsmo (Métis/Cree), draftsperson, link
  • Renfred Koruh (Hopi), woodcarver, FB
  • Manai Kowii (Kichwa), filmmaker, musician, Ecuador
  • Jennine Krauchi (Métis), beadwork artist
  • Pat Kruse (Red Cliff Ojibwe), birchbark biter, quillwork artist, link
  • Ian Kuali’i (Native Hawaiian/Mescalero Apache descent), interdisciplinary artist, Instagram
  • Takumã Kuikuro (Kuikuro), filmmaker, Brazil, Vimeo
  • Linda Kukuk (Choctaw), painter, illustrator, link
  • Zacharias Kunuk (Inuk), filmmaker, bio, wiki
  • Shaadoo’tlaa Gunaaxoo Kwáan (Tlingit), textile artist (Chilkat and Ravenstail weaver and skin-sewer), link
  • Kwishti (Zuni, fl. 1890s), jeweler, silversmith

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  • Winona LaDuke (White Earth Ojibwe), activist, author
  • Howard La Fortune (Tsawout First Nation), woodcarver, bio
  • Denise Lajimodiere (Turtle Mountain Chippewa), birchbark biter, quillwork artist, bio
  • Jean LaMarr (Northern Paiute/Achomawi), printmaker, enrolled in the Susanville Rancheria, link
  • La:niyadhi (Zuni, ca. 1843–unknown), silversmith
  • Bob Lansing (Navajo), ceramic artist
  • Mike Larsen (Chickasaw), painter, link
  • Aaron Leggett (Dena’ina Athabascan), curator, political leader, bio
  • Frank LaPeña (Nomtipom Wintu, 1937–2019), painter, bio
  • Sage LaPena (Nomtipom Wintu), basket maker, ethnobotanist, LinkedIn
  • Elizabeth LaPensée, PhD (Anishinaabe/Métis), author, video game designer
  • Steve LaRance, also Steve Wikviya LaRance (Hopi/Assiniboine), jeweler
  • Moscelyne Larkin (Peoria/Eastern Shawnee, 1925–2012), ballerina, OHS
  • Galen LaRoche (Sicangu Lakota), photographer
  • Athena LaTocha (Hunkpapa Lakota/Ojibwe), painter, enrolled Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, link
  • Tania Larsson (Gwich’in), hide tanner, jeweler, sculptor, tumblr
  • Charlene Laughing (Navajo), textile artist
  • James Lavadour (Walla Walla), painter, printmaker, wiki
  • Maynard White Owl Lavadour (Cayuse/Nez Perce/Palouse), beadwork artist, enrolled in the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation
  • Michelle LaVallee (Ojibwe), curator
  • Mary Leitka (Hoh), basket maker
  • Lorena Lemunguier (Mapuche), weaver, link
  • Courtney M. Leonard (Shinnecock), ceramic artist, middle initial optional, link
  • Edmonia Lewis (Mississauga Ojibwe, ca. 1844–1907), sculptor, link
  • Greg Lewis (Laguna/Acoma), silversmith, bio
  • Keevin Lewis (Navajo), art administrator
  • Lucy M. Lewis (Acoma, ca. 1898–1992), ceramic artist, birth year is listed from 1890 to 1902, wiki
  • Robert Lewis (Cherokee/Navajo/Apache), draftsperson, painter
  • Angelique Merasty Levac (Métis), birchbark biter
  • George Levi (Southern Cheyenne), ledger artist
  • Cheryl L’Hirondelle (Métis/Cree), interdisciplinary artist, link
  • Tanya Lukin Linklater (Alutiiq), choreographer, installation artist, performance artist, poet, link
  • Monty Little (Navajo), painter, link
  • Merlin Little Thunder (Southern Cheyenne), painter, bio, wiki
  • Niki Little (Oji-Cree), curator, bio
  • Carm Little Turtle (Apache/Tarahumara, 1952–2016), photographer, wiki
  • HollyAnna “CougarTracks” DeCoteau LittleBull (Yakama/Nez Perce/Cayuse/Cree), basket maker, beadwork artist, sculptor, textile artist, bio
  • Cameron Linton (Iipay/Kupa), photographer
  • Pauline Livingstone (Métis), beadwork artist
  • Linley B. Logan (Tonawanda Seneca), printmaker
  • Charles Loloma (Hopi, 1921–1991), jeweler
  • Otellie Loloma (Hopi, 1921–1993), potter
  • Dan Lomahaftewa (Hopi/Choctaw, 1951–2005), painter, AskArt
  • Gloria Lomahaftewa (Hopi/Choctaw), arts administrator, museum professional
  • Linda Lomahaftewa, Hon. Da (Hopi/Choctaw), painter, printmaker, link
  • Tatiana Lomahaftewa-Singer (Hopi/Choctaw), curator
  • Jessica Lomatewama (Hopi), basket maker
  • Gerald Lomaventema (Hopi) jeweler, silversmith, bio
  • Lewis Lomay (Hopi, 1913–1996), jeweler
  • Will West Long (Eastern Band Cherokee, 1870–1947), dancer, woodcarver, bio
  • Layli Long Soldier (Oglala Lakota), author, educator, wiki
  • George Longfish (Seneca/Tuscarora), painter, printmaker
  • Orvilla Longfish (Assiniboine), quillworker
  • Álvaro Ortiz Lopez-Puwari (Wixárika), beadwork artist, link
  • Jacinto López Ramírez (Wixárika, unknown–2007), beadwork artist
  • Iguandili López Smith (Guna), choreographer, Panama, bio
  • Erica Lord (Athabascan/Iñupiaq), filmmaker, photographer, link
  • Carrie Loretto, also Carrie Reid Loretto (Laguna, dates unknown, possibly 1911/13–1970), ceramic sculptor
  • Estella Loretto (Jemez), bronze sculptor, link
  • Fannie Loretto, also Fannie Loretto-Lucero (Jemez/Laguna), ceramic artist, bio
  • Jonathan Loretto (Cochiti/Jemez), ceramic artist, jeweler
  • Melvin Losh (Leech Lake Ojibwe), quillwork artist, bio
  • Lost Bird, Zintkála Nuni (Lakota, 1890–1920), actor, wiki
  • Julian Lovato (Kewa), jeweler
  • Blackhorse Lowe (Navajo), filmmaker
  • Truman Lowe (Ho-Chunk, 1944–2019), sculptor, wiki
  • Judith Lowry (Maidu/Pit River/Washoe) or (Hammawi/Maidu//Washoe) or (Hammawi/Atsugewi), painter
  • Ramona Lubo (Cahuilla, ca. 1847–1922), basket maker, bio
  • Yvonne Lucas (Navajo/Laguna), ceramic artist
  • Cannupa Hanska Luger (Mandan/Hidatsa/Arikara/Lakota), ceramic sculptor, installation artist, link
  • Debbie Lujan, also Deborah Lujan (Taos Pueblo), photographer
  • James Luna (Payómkawichum/Ipi, 1950–2018) [Luiseño/Digueño], performance artist, he also lists his Mexican-American heritage, wiki
  • Rebecca Lyon (Dena’ina/Alutiiq), sculptor, woodcarver
  • Linda Infante Lyons (Supiaq), painter, member of the Koniag Corporation, link

*Unrecognized tribe.


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