Tanis S'eiltin
(American | Tlingit, born 1951)

Tanis S'eiltin creates artworks that explore her identity as a Tlingit (Native Alaskan) woman living in the 21st century. Combining traditional and contemporary artistic techniques, S'eiltin notes that her work "questions the misrepresentation of indigenous peoples in Western academia, media, and in the minds of mainstream Americans." She is a professor at Fairhaven College at Western Washington University and lives in Bellingham, Washington.