While attending college, she made her stage debut and studied journalism, film-making, and American Indian Studies. In 2009 she graduated Magna Cum Laude and in 2010 her comedy career took off when she teamed up with the popular comedy troupe “49 Laughs Comedy”. Since then, Chalepah’s performances have gained recognition, landing her features in magazines and on television. In 2012, she was honored to open up for the First Lady Michelle Obama. In 2014, she founded the super group “Ladies of Native Comedy.” Chalepah has performed alongside comedy giants such as Margaret Cho, Dane Cook, the late Ralphie May, and Jarrod Carmichael at the Hollywood Improv. In 2017, her writing was published in two highly-praised books “Funny Girl” and “#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women.” Chalepah is currently a mother of four, businesswoman, and internationally-performing artist.