Tsiiyééł (Hair Bun)

Tsiiyééł (Hair Bun)

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A Diné (Navajo) teenager is feeling down. She decides to go on a run wearing her Tsiiyééł, a traditional Diné hair bun. On her run, she is followed by a doppleganger — a darker version of herself. In the end, she must draw strength from her culture to overcome her identity conflict and embrace who she is.

Flagstaff Bordertown Dorm (also known as Kinlani Dorm); all students attend Flagstaff High School.

Director (s) Shanique Yazzie, Hailee Bekis and Austin Jimmy

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