Nadia Jackinsky Sethi (Alutiiq) is an art historian who focuses her research on Alaska Native artistic traditions. She is fascinated by the relationship between art making and cultural memory/identity, the process of reviving arts, and the use of traditional materials (fish skin, gut skin, spruce roots). Nadia is an adjunct professor in the Native Studies department at the University of Alaska Anchorage where she teaches "Introduction to Alaska Native Art." She also works as a Program Officer at The CIRI Foundation where she directs a grant program focused on supporting Alaska Native art traditions. Nadia lives in Homer, Alaska with her three daughters.