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Multidisciplinary Storyteller



D.A. Navoti is a multidisciplinary storyteller, composer, and writer of the Gila River Indian Community.

The author of essays, stories, and the forthcoming memoir One Pima Pilgrim, his artistic work spans three “landscapes” — written, musical, and visual — a hybrid form that explores what it means to be Indigenous in the 21st century.

The recipient of the 2022 Artist Trust Fellowship award and a 2022 Artist Support Program residency at Jack Straw Cultural Center, D.A. also served as the 2022-23 Native-Artist-in-Residence at Seattle Rep.  Previously, he was a writer fellow with Jack Straw Cultural Center and Hugo House, and his literary work has appeared in Homology Lit, Spartan, Indian Country Today, Cloudthroat, and elsewhere...

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