Amber Lee Ortega

Amber Lee Ortega is a member of the Tohono O'odham Nation and descendant of Hia-Ced O'odham. A spoken word poet, photographer, and student of the Sonoran Desert. Amber's work reflects the loss, struggle and effort to reconnect with the lands sacred to Hia-Ced O'odham and the issues concerning the loss of life. What remains from colonization of O'odham jeved are sounds, memories, and the speaking silent moments.