Chronicle Student Writers

2021 Spring

Annabella Farmer

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

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

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

Desta Shaw is attending IAIA to obtain her Creative Writing degree while working and tutoring elementary kids.

Shantel Chee

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

Teklu Hogan was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. They are of Tahltan, Deg Hit-an, and Polish descent.

Tiana Martinez

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

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

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.

Chronicle Advisor

Tristan Ahtone

Tristan Ahtone is a member of the Kiowa Tribe, editor in chief at the Texas Observer, and a graduate of the Institute of American Indian Arts.

Former Chronicle Student Writers

2018 Fall

Deborah Svatos

Hailey Suina

James Black

Jesse Short Bull

Kyle Kootswatewa

Lyric Snodgrass

Nancy Beauregard

Nicole Mitchell Lefthand

Former Chronicle Student Writers

2017 Spring

Boderra Joe

Chelsea Napper

Courteney Handy

Katharina Deiter

Lindsey Toya-Tosa

Matthew Robeck

Pearlyne Coriz

Savannah Junes

Sergio Rivera

Veronica A Clark

Victoria Gonzales

Vivian Carroll

Former Chronicle Advisors

Evelina Lucero

Mary Bowannie