D.A. Navoti is a member of the Gila River Indian Community and a multidisciplinary storyteller, writer, and composer. He is a descendant of Hopi, Zuni, Akimel O’otham, and Yavapai-Apache tribes, and his artwork investigates what it means to be Indigenous in the 21st century. Navoti’s literary work has been published by Indian Country Today, Spartan, Homology Lit, The Seventh Wave, Cloudthroat, and elsewhere. He’s a former writer fellow at Hugo House and Jack Straw Cultural Center, and in 2020 he was a Radical Imagination grantee from NDN Collective and a CityArtist with the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture.
Artist Support Program 2022: “O’otham Rhapsode,” a multimedia projection depicting the lives and homelands of the Akimel O’otham, whose ancestral lands are located south of Phoenix, Arizona.