Jenny Irene Miller

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Jenny Irene Miller
Date of birth 1988[1]
Place of birth Nome, Alaska[1]
Nationality Inupiaq & American
Pronouns she/her, they/them[1]
Gender identity Queer
Occupation Artist

Jenny Irene Miller (Inupiaq) is a Indigiqueer artist .[2] They attended University of Washington in Seattle, where she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photomedia and a Bachelor of Arts in American Indian Studies.[3] They are known for their ongoing portrait series "Continuous" which includes portraits and stories shared by Indigenous LGBTQ+ and Two-Spirit peoples.[3][4]

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« In order for our Native communities to heal, we need to acknowledge and honor the gender diversity within our Native peoples. Everyone is entitled to their happiness and shouldn't be afraid to express who they are or who they love. Now this sounds like a fictional utopia. But I just hope everyone will be able to be prideful in who they are and not have to hide any elements of their identity.[2] »

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  2. 2.0 2.1 Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named Wohlforth
  3. 3.0 3.1 Pruden, Harlan (January 12, 2017). "Seeing and Experiencing Alaskan Two-Spirit Pride". Two Spirit Journal. Retrieved November 16, 2020.
  4. Jolivette, Julien (January 9, 2017). "Photography Series Aims to Empower Alaska Native LGBTQ2 Community". Alaska Commons. Archived from the original on February 15, 2018.