Sabrina Saleha is a Diné (Navajo) and Bengali director, screenwriter and actress.

As fate would have it, her Navajo mom and Bengali dad found love in the club, and the rest is herstory. Sabrina is a fusion of both cultures, Indigenous to this land and the first-generation daughter of an immigrant dad. Gone are the days of panicking over which ethnicity checkbox to mark; now she's an artist with an infinite supply of Indian/NDN jokes.

Sabrina was awarded the Georgia Film Impact Grant, Vision Maker Media Creative Shorts Fellowship, and, First Peoples Fund Artist in Business Fellowship for her upcoming short film, Legend of Fry-Roti: Rise of the Dough. She is an alumna of 2023 ImagineNative’s Screenwriting Features Lab, 2023 Native American Media Alliance’s Animation Lab and 2022 LA Skinsfest Native American Media Alliance’s TV Writer’s Lab sponsored by Netflix. She graduated with her Master of Fine Arts in Screenwriting from the Institute of American Indian Arts in May 2023. Sabrina has been recognized with prestigious scholarships from Warner Bros. Discovery, American Indian Circle Fellow, and Navajo Nation.

Her most recent acting credits include MARVEL'S ECHO, BARRY, STATION 19, SINGLE DRUNK FEMALE, PANHANDLE, ECHOES and, voiceover work in PlayStation video game, THE FOGLANDS. She will also be starring in the leading role in Diné Nishłį (I am a sacred being), or A Boarding School Play at AlterTheater.
Before her career in Film/TV…

Sabrina earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from North Carolina State University before working in the tech industry in Silicon Valley. During her time there, she founded the Native American Employee Resource Organization and collaborated with Native American organizations on college campuses to create a pipeline for Indigenous talent.

Driven by a thirst for adventure, she all her belongings and spent five years traveling to every National Park in the US and Canada, capturing her journey in the documentary, The Story of US: A PBS American Portrait story.

She has dedicated several years to volunteering at Comfort Zone Camp, a grief camp for children. In her volunteer work and the stories she writes, she pays tribute to the memory of her late younger brother.
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