Tony Hillerman (19252008) was an award-winning author and newspaperman, best known for his mystery novels set on the Navajo Nation.
Don Strel, a photographer, has been published in numerous books and magazines. He has taught art and design at the university level and has served as the director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of New Mexico. He is currently the director of the Southwest Assignments photography, design and public relations agency, which he founded in 1991.
Anne Hillerman is the founding director of Wordharvest Writers Workshops, a journalist, and author whose books include Tony Hillermans Landscape: On the Road with Chee and Leaphorn. She is Tony Hillermans eldest daughter.