Nadya Kiwanibens is Anishinaabe and French from Anishinaabe/ Ojibwe from the Animakee Wa Zhing First Nation (formerly Northwest Angle #37) in northwestern Ontario.
Horace Poolaw (Kiowa), posing for a photo during his work as an arts and crafts supervisor. Old Town Anadarko, Oklahoma, ca. 1940. (45ACOT6) © 2014 Estate of Horace Poolaw.
Horace Poolaw was born in (1906–1984) a Kiowa photographer from Mountain View, Oklahoma .
Both of these photographers portray the honest and contemporary story of Indigenous peoples through their art, in a relevant and beautiful manner. It is a poignant departure from the historical stoic and negative depiction of First Nations people, that seems frozen in the past instead of a contemporary present.