An Unexpected Narrative
Hulleah J. Tsinhnahjinnie
Hulleah J. Tsinhnahjinnie, born into the Bear clan of the Taskigi Nation, born for Tsi’naajinii clan of the Dine’ Nation, adopted into the Eagle House of Metlakatla, adopted into the Killer Whale Fin House of Klukwan. Tsinhnahjinnie is a multimedia artist known for portraiture/social commentary photo-based works. In addition to creative works, Tsinhnahjinnie is the Director of the C.N. Gorman Museum and Professor in the Native American Studies Department at the University of California Davis. Tsinhnahjinnie’s work is held in several collections including the National Museum of the Native American, Museum of Modern Art, The Eiteljorg Museum, Fred Jones Jr Museum of Art, and the Volkenkunde in Lieden.