Winoka Yepa is Diné, originally from Shiprock New Mexico but currently resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She is a doctoral candidate in education and museum studies at the University of New Mexico, in which she is currently working on her dissertation research titled, “Iiná: Exploring Indigenous Identity Through Art,” an arts-based participatory action research study that aims to identify alternative and new representations of Indigenous identity from a decolonial framework, with emphasis on Indigenous epistemologies and storytelling. Winoka is also the Senior Manager of Museum Education at the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, located in Santa Fe, New Mexico and an independent curator in digital experiences and digital storywork.