Photo Credit: Freddy Monares

Tailyr Irvine is a photojournalist from the Flathead Reservation in Montana. The prevalent Native American stereotypes in mainstream media led Tailyr to a career in journalism. Her work focuses on challenging stereotypical narratives with photos that provide deeper representation of the lives and the complex issues within the diverse communities that make up Native America.

Tailyr graduated from the University of Montana with a degree in Journalism. When not actively working on projects in Indian Country, Tailyr enjoys sports photography and pursuing other editorial projects unrelated to her race. 

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