Quannah ChasingHorse is from the Han Gwich’in from Eagle Village, Alaska, and Sicangu/Oglala Lakota tribes from the Rosebud Reservation, South Dakota but currently lives in Fairbanks, Alaska. She grew up learning her ways of life and values and continues to uphold them as they are sacred and keeps her grounded. She is an Indigenous land protector for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, protecting those sacred lands from oil development and fighting for climate justice.
Quannah’s deep connection to the lands and her people’s way of life guides and informs everything she does and stands for. She is passionate about Indigenous sovereignty/rights, MMIWG, and representation. She is an avid snowboarder, guitar, and ukulele player, and is apprenticing as a traditional Indigenous tattoo artist. Quannah was honored to make the 2020 list of Teen Vogue’s “Top 21 under 21”. She is an IMG Fashion Model and Actress.