Shantel Chee is in her third year at the Institute of American Indian Arts. She is majoring in studio arts and creative writing with an emphasis on poetry. Shantel’s writing and art tell stories about the land and community she grew up in. She loves telling traditional stories and adding her Dine language and knowledge to let people understand her unique background. She gets her spark from her surroundings and teachings as she grows to become a strong, Dine, storyteller woman.