Alanah Astehtsi Otsistohkwa (Morningstar) Jewell is a mixed French-First Nations artist, and is Bear Clan from Oneida Nation of the Thames. She is an illustrator, painter and muralist, and organizes local Indigenous Art Markets through @IAmKitchener on Instagram. Her passion is promoting Indigenous art and culture in urban areas.
Outside of creating, she is also the Parks Engagement Associate for the City of Kitchener, where she works to Indigenize urban parks and open spaces. If you'd like to contact her about city-related work, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.