Festival Year: 2022

Princess Daazhraii Johnson

Roles: Director

Princess Daazhraii Johnson (Neet’saii Gwich’in) lives on the traditional territory of lower Tanana Dene lands in Alaska. She is a writer/director/producer/actor and is committed to building more narrative sovereignty for other Alaska Native filmmakers and seeing a just transition off of fossil fuels. She serves on the board of Native Movement, NDN Collective, and the Institute of American Indian Arts. Princess received a B.A. in International Relations from The George Washington University and a M.Ed. at the University of Alaska Anchorage with a focus on Environmental and Science Education. She has served on the SAG-AFTRA Native American Committee since 2007 and was appointed by President Obama in 2015 to serve on the Board of Trustees for the Institute of American Indian Arts. She is a Sundance Film Alum, a Nia Tero Storytelling Fellow, and the Creative Producer and a Screenwriter for the Peabody award-winning PBS Kids series “Molly of Denali.”


Festival Year: 2022


Diiyeghan naii Taii Tr’eedaa

(US, 2021, 6min)