In her work, Ruthie incorporates dialogues of environmental justice, food justice, and decolonization to re-frame how art and literary art interacts and is used as forms of resistance. Transnational and global awareness of indigeneity are her primary sources of inspiration. She is a student at Fort Lewis college, studying Native American and Indigenous studies.
Sierra is a Navajo poet, filmmaker, and artist. Her artwork has been featured in Native Re-Appropriations Exhibit Opening at the Center for the study of Race and Ethnicity in America at Brown University (2015-16). Her poetry work has also been included in the AsUs online journal as well The Round, a college literary publication. Sierra is a Mellon Mays associate and does research surrounding racial violence in border town communities outside the Navajo reservation.