Muriel Miguel (Kuna/Rappahannock) is a founder & Artistic Director-Spiderwoman Theater, the longest running Indigenous women’s theater company in the Americas. She is a director, choreographer, actor and teacher. Muriel has been awarded an Honorary DFA and is a member of the National Theatre Conference. She teaches Performance at the Centre for Indigenous Theatre and has been in the forefront of the development of an Indigenous performance methodology. Selected Awards: 2010-Lifetime Achievement Award-Women’s Caucus for Art; 2013-Otto René Castillo Award for Political Theatre and 2014-TCG’s Legacy Leaders of Color Video Project. She has been profiled in AMERICAN WOMEN STAGE DIRECTORS OF THE 20TH CENTURY. Plays Published: TRAIL OF THE OTTER in Staging Coyote’s Dream & HOT 'N' SOFT in Two-Spirit Acts: Queer Indigenous Performances.