The Department of American Studies Presents: An Unexpected Narrative


Location: 312 Debartolo Hall (View on

On Thursday, March 23, guest lecturer Hulleah J. Tsinhnahjinnie will come to Notre Dame to talk about her passionate work on Native American history and inclusivity. 

Hulleah J. Tsinhnahjinnie was born into the Bear clan of the Taskigi Nation, born for Tsinaajini clan of the Dine' Nation, adopted into the Eagle House of Metlakatla, and adopted into the Killer Whale Fin House of Klukwan. She is a multimedia artist known for portraiture/ social commentary photo-based works. In addition to creative works, Isinhnahjinnie 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.