For over 30 years, Sakiestewa has written and lectured extensively about weaving, including a USIA Lecture Tour of Japan. She has shown her work nationally in numerous group and solo shows. Her studio also wove the work of other contemporary artists.
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation commissioned Sakiestewa to weave 13 tapestries based on Wright’s original architectural drawings. She also worked with Gloria Frankenthaler Ross for a number of years weaving the work of contemporary artist Kenneth Noland.
Concurrently for the last 15 years, Sakiestewa has worked with a series of nationally known architects designing elements for buildings in a variety of media including stone, metal, and glass.