The IAIA Chronicle is an independent, student-run news outlet serving the Institute of American Indian Arts’ diverse community. Established online in 2003, the IAIA Chronicle is dedicated to giving the students of IAIA a platform to share their voices and providing impactful journalism covering school happenings, as well as wider-reaching stories that affect students in their home communities.
Annabella Farmer is an editor at the IAIA Chronicle and a senior in the Creative Writing department whose journalism can be seen in High Country News, the Santa Fe Reporter and Searchlight New Mexico, and whose fiction is soon to be published in After the Pause.
Chachee Valentine is a poet, filmmaker and photographer. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Stolen Island Review, Lullwater Review, Fugue, P’an Ku, In-Site Magazine, Words & Images, Alchemy, Prairie Margins, Askew, Bitchin’ Kitsch, Eunoia Review, The Parliament Literary Journal and 11 Mag Berlin.
Debon Redd Victor is a student at IAIA majoring in Creative Writing with an emphasis on Science Fiction. He comes from San Carlos Arizona and is a member of the San Carlos Apache Tribe. He is currently on his 4th year into his degree.
Desta Shaw is attending IAIA to obtain her Creative Writing degree while working and tutoring elementary kids.
Shantel Chee is Diné and attends the Institute of American Indian Arts where she is double majoring in creative writing and studio arts. Her vision for her work is to share unique stories through the journey she is walking. Shantel is a one of a kind person to meet one day, enjoy her work.
Teklu Hogan was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. They are of Tahltan, Deg Hit-an, and Polish descent.
Tiana Martinez is a transfer student studying creative writing with a focus on poetry. An enrolled member of the Yankton Sioux Tribe (Ihanktonwan Dakota), she is also Ponca and Turtle Mountain Ojibwa.
Tovah Strong is an editor at the IAIA Chronicle and a senior pursuing a BFA in writing at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Her previous journalistic work can be found in High Country News and Searchlight New Mexico.
Triana Reid is from Taos, New Mexico and will be graduating from the Institute of American Indian Arts with a BFA in poetry this coming fall.