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Jackie Keliiaa is a stand-up comedian, writer, actor and producer based in Oakland, California. You can find her in the 2021 release, We Had a Little Real Estate Problem: The Unheralded Story of Native Americans & Comedy. She has been  featured on Comedy Central, Team Coco, Illuminative’s 25 Native American Comedians to Follow, and was Comic of the Week on The Jackie And Laurie Show. She wrote for the Web Series You’re Welcome America, and has been featured in Vulture, Uproxx, the LA Times and KQED. Jackie has opened for Judah Friedlander, Nikki Glaser and was featured on the First Nations Comedy Experience streaming on Amazon Prime Video. Jackie is a regular at Bay Area venues and has performed at San Francisco SketchFest, Punch Line San Francisco and Cobb’s Comedy Club.
This is a lunchtime lecture, attendees are invited to grab lunch, sit down and enjoy the show!

Native American Arts Festival Week 2023
June 18 – June 23, 2023
Exploring Comedy and Humor in Indigenous Expression

We are excited to welcome you to join us this summer for a week full of programming to complement our summer Native American Arts workshops. All events are free and open to the public. This year, we will creatively explore the special role that humor and comedy play in Indigenous communities across Indian Country.


June 22, 2023
9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT
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IAF Campus: Krone Library
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