Julian Brave NoiseCat (Canim Lake Band Tsq’escen) is a writer, filmmaker, and former champion powwow traditional dancer currently working on his first novel. His columns in publications like the New York Times, the Washington Post, and The New Yorker highlighting underreported stories contributed to his winning the American Mosaic Journalism Prize in 2022. He is currently the visiting fellow at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy’s Center for Racial Justice. NoiseCat previously worked as a progressive policy analyst and political strategist. Friday on Native America Calling, we learn more about NoiseCat’s life and career in our regular feature, Native in the Spotlight.