ᎨᎳᏗ / Keli  Gonzales

Gonzales is a Cherokee artist from Welling, Oklahoma. Drawing on her experiences as a Cherokee woman, Gonzales creates paintings and drawings portraying the Cherokee people in a way that is true to life. She is the producer of the documentary ᎤᏕᏲᏅ (WHAT THEY’VE BEEN TAUGHT), which premiered at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival and is part of the Los Angeles Times “Short Docs” series.