Gros Ventre (Aaniiih)
Jarrette Werk, enrolled member of Gros Ventre Tribe of Fort Belknap, Montana, home of the Aaniiih and Nakoda Nations, is a multimedia journalism student at the University of Nevada, Reno. With an emphasis in Indigenous reporting, Werk is using his platform to bring awareness to Indigenous issues and working towards reclaiming the Indigenous narrative. Through his lens, he captures and creates fresh and contemporary imagery within Indian Country.
Dania Wahwasuck, 17, of the Prairie Band Potawatomi and Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribes, proudly represents Miss Pabanamanina 2017-2018. Wahwasuck attends Western Nevada College, as a high school senior, through the Pyramid Lake Jumpstart Program. Photo was taken on the University of Nevada, Reno Campus on Indigenous People’s day.