Hulleah Tsinhnahjinnie was born into the Bear Clain of the Taskigi Nation and born for the Tsinajinnie Clean of the Dine Nation. Exhibited nationally and internationally Tsinhnahjinnie claims photography and video as her primary language. Creating fluent images of Native thought, her emphasis is art from Indigenous communities. Tsinhnahjinnie has been a recipient of the Eiteljorg Fellowship for Native American Fine Art, a Chancellor's Fellowship at the University of California Irvine, the First Peoples Community Artist Award, and a Rockefeller artist in residence. She is currently Director of the C.N. Gorman Museum and Associate Professor in the Department of Native American Studies at University of California Davis.