is the Hopi name of AJ Nequatewa (artist), when translated from Hopi it means "Juniper Girl Standing Tall". AJ Nequatewa is a contemporary Indigenous artist whose work explores the relationship between modern Indigenous culture with a respect for Indigenous traditions. The pieces she makes are the result of a hope to make authentic Indigneous art visible and innovative in a world filled with Native American stereotypes and cultural appropration. having learned traditional art techniques from her family's line of artists, she continues to use traditional processes and modern techniques to utilize highly valued Indigenous materials (such as: turquoise, dentalium shells, fresh water pearls, par fleche, abalone shell, etc.,) to create thoughtful, and unique pieces for her clients.