By Glenda Rae Davis
She was a woman that always found herself in meetings dominated by men. That was the case because she was always the only female architect.
In May and after 10 years of being asked to bring coffee, Begay has opened her own firm, called Indigenous Design Studio.
"I really have a big heart for architecture," said Begay, who is Naakai dine'e (Mexican clan) and born for Kinyaa'aanii (Towering House Clan). "I think architecture isn't about making money, it's about making communities better."
Below: "Tamarah Begay recently opened her own architect firm called Indigenous Design Studio."