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Fawn Douglas

MFA Candidate, Graduate Assistant
Mail Code: 5002
Email: douglasf@unlv.nevada.edu

Biography

Fawn Douglas is a member of the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe, where she previously served as a Tribal Councilwoman. She also has roots in the Moapa Paiute, Cheyenne, Pawnee, and Creek Nations. Fawn earned a degree in Global Studies from the College of Southern Nevada and a BA in Art with a Painting and Drawing emphasis from UNLV. At UNLV, she has been involved with the Native American Student Association, American Indian Alliance, and serves as the President of the Native American Alumni Club. Fawn is a community organizer for many issues related to the environment and conservation of Standing Rock, Gold Butte National Monument, and the Desert National Wildlife Refuge. As an artist, Fawn draws from her heritage, and her works include murals and performance. Her work aims to shine a light on race, class, and gender to ask what it means to be Native in the contemporary.