DeAnna Bear (Eastern Band Lenape) speaks about pride and truths of Native community in her work. DeAnna is an activist, beader, and illustrator from Pennsylvania. She is mixed-Indigenous and currently works as the grant administrator with Running Strong for American Indian Youth.

Indigenous Diaspora

Digital Illustration, 16”x 24”

When you rely on art to tell a story about your community, there is a struggle so that you speak truths and serve justice...Our voices count...Acknowledge that our community is loud-mouthed and proud.

DeAnna Bear

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