Yaqui

Maya Solis-Austin (Pascua Yaqui/Blackfeet) is vice-chair of the Vision Maker Media Board of Directors. She is the Program Manager for Sundance Institute.

Gabriel Ayala is a member of the Yaqui Tribe of Southern Arizona. He recently won a Nammy Award from the Native American Music Association for Artist of the Year. Gabriel also holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Arizona. His road to success was an outcome of Gabriel’s perseverance.

Raquel Chapa co-curated a three-gallery Native art show titled Native Voices, which opened in Brooklyn in the spring of 2008.

Steven Alvarez is a percussionist, vocalist, stage actor, and film and stage producer. Heholds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Music Education (Voice and Percussion) and History, with a minor in Philosophy, from San Jose State University.

 
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