Speaker Princess Johnson

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Princess Johnson

Creative Producer


Princess Daazhraii Johnson is Neets’aii Gwich’in and her family is from Arctic Village, Alaska. Princess is a Sundance Fellow for the Filmmakers, Producers and Screenwriters Lab, and an Emerging Voices Rosenthal Fellow with the PEN Center. She has been a member of the SAG-AFTRA Native American Committee since 2007 and also serves on the Board of Dancing with the Spirit, a program that promotes spiritual wellness through music. Her screen credits include Jericho (CBS), Big Miracle, and Uncross the Stars. Princess received a B.A. in International Relations from The George Washington University and a Masters in Education at the University of Alaska Anchorage with a focus on Environmental and Science Education. In 2015 she was appointed by President Obama to serve on the Board of Trustees for the Institute of American Indian Arts. She lives in Fairbanks with her husband, James, and her three boys and two dogs.

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