Miranda Wright, M.A.
323 Brooks Building
P.O. Box 756500
Fairbanks, AK 99775-6500
(907) 474-6433 (office)
(907) 474-6325 (fax)
University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1995
University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1992
AREAS OF INTEREST AND SUBSTANTIVE KNOWLEDGE:
Cultural anthropology, indigenous culture, organizational culture, economic development, community development, organizational development, business development, natural resource development, grant proposal development, enthnohistory of Koyukon area.
1970-present Vice-President, W. A., Incorporated
1995-2002 Executive Director, Doyon Foundation
1994-1995 Interim-Director, UAF/Interior Aleutians Campus, Galena Center
1967-1990 Co-Owner,Wright Aurora Construction
1981-1985 Owner, Miranda Wright, Furs
1966-1967 Executive Assistant, State of Alaska Department of Rural Development
1964 Ticket Agent, Wien Consolidated Airlines
SELECTED COMMUNITY SERVICE:
1995-present Board of Directors, Doyon, Limited
2002-present Treasurer, Doyon, Limited
2000-present Board of Directors, Doyon Communications, Inc.
2000-present Chair, Alyeska Alaska Native Scholarship Advisory Board
1995-present Chancellors Advisory Committee on Native Education
1994-present Advisory Committee, Arctic Studies Center, Smithsonian Institution.
2001-present Community Advisory Board, Holland America Westours
1972-present Volunteer, World Indian Eskimo Olympics
2000-2002 Treasurer, ANCSA Education Consortium
2000-2002 Board of Visitors, UAF
2000-2001 Board of Directors, Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce
1999-2002 Fairbanks North Star Borough Economic Development Commission
1999-2002 Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce, Rural Urban Committee
1999-2002 Board of Directors, Doyon, Tourism, Inc.
1998-1999 Board of Directors, Doyon Properties, Inc.
1996-1999 Call For Sessions Planning Committee. Council on Foundations, Washington DC
1992-1995 Board of Directors, Doyon, Foundation
1992-1995 Board of Directors, Keepers of the Treasures – Alaska
1968-1985 Volunteer, Alaska Junior Dog Musher’s Association
1977-1978 Board of Directors, Gana’a Yoo, Limited (ANCSA consolidated villages)
1975-1977 Board of Directors, Nikk’aghun Limited (ANCSA village corp)
1999 The Ethnohistory of Cold Bay, Alaska. In: The History and Ethnohistory of the Aleutians East Borough. The Limestone Press. Kingston, Ontario, Canada
1999 The Sea Otter Industry in the Eastern Aleutians, 1867 – 1911. In: The History and Ethnohistory of the Aleutians East Borough. . The Limestone Press. Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
1999 War comes To the Aleutians. In: The History and Ethnohistory of the Aleutians East Borough. . The Limestone Press. Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
1995 Perspectives on Being a Native Anthropologist. The Northern Review. Whitehorse, Canada: Yukon College.
1994 Life Cycles of Interior Alaska Den’a. Co-authored with Malinda Chase and Bernice Joseph. In: Crossroads Alaska exhibition catalog. Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution Press.
1993 Valuing Cultural Diversity and Treasuring Cultural Differences. In: Sharing Alaska Native Cultures a hands-on Activity Book. Fairbanks, Alaska: University of Alaska Fairbanks Museum.
Doyon, Inc., Regional Native Corporation, enrolled shareholder
Gana-A Yoo, Limited., ANCSA village corporation, enrolled shareholder
American Anthropological Association