Breana H. McCullough is a Karuk, Baroque and Modern music violist from Bozeman, Montana. McCullough started her career at a young age and has since performed with various ensembles including the Sinfonia Spirituosa, I-90 Collective, Battle Creek Symphony, Sound Salon, Carpe Diem String Quartet, the Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado, and others. She began a masters degree in Historical Performance at Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music but has since moved towards a doctoral degree in Ethnomusicology at the University of California, Los Angeles as a fully funded Cota-Robles Fellowship recipient. Her research focuses on Indigenous representation in Early Music; as well as, topics in the re-Matriation of Karuk relatives captive in various archives across the United States. She primarily challenges these archives in the development of relationships and the implementation of protocols that support Tribal, family, and data sovereignty. McCullough sat as a co-chair on the IDEA Taskforce for Early Music America and is the student representative in the Indigenous Music section for the Society of Ethnomusicology. They are a teaching artist with the Heartbeat Music Project bringing music education through cultural empowerment to young people on the Diné (Navajo) Reservation. It brings her significant joy to invest and elevate young people pursuing their passion through cultural empowerment in musical expression. McCullough currently resides in Los Angeles, California.