Steph Viera


Steph Viera (they/them), is Diné and Salvadorian born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Steph is a writer, organizer, and storyteller with a deep commitment to aid in the intentional storytelling of Indigenous people behind the camera, highlighting the reconnecting, multi-racial, queer, and urban Indigenous communities. In addition to their role at NDN Collective, they have completed several competitive programs and certificates dedicated to the growing need for Indigenous creatives and filmmakers, such as the Production Assistant Certification Program for BIPOC Storytellers with Justice for My Sister and the Warner Media Access Early Career Bootcamp in partnership with Illuminative. Steph was also recently named Resident Facilitator for the LGBTQ and Two Spirit Talking Circle with International Indigenous Youth Council, Los Angeles for 2023. They hold a bachelor’s degree in Film, Television, and Media from California State University, Dominguez Hills, where they studied screenwriting, digital media production, and media representation. Steph remains steadfast in the pursuit of justice for all people and the planet.