iSchool Directory

Education

  • Ph D, Information Science, University of Washington, 2013
  • MS, Information Science, University of Washington, 2011
  • MA, Museology, University of Washington, 2007
  • BA, Cultural Anthropology, University of Arizona, 2002

Awards

  • Visiting Artist Grant - Bill Holm Center for the Study of Northwest Coast. Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, 2016
  • Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum and Cultural Institution Grant - Institute of Museum and Library Services. Suquamish Museum., 2015
  • Skolnick Scholar - Skolnick Foundation, 2012-2013
  • Bank of America Minority Dissertation Writing Fellowship - Graduate Opportunities-Minority Achievement Program. University of Washington., 2013
  • Best Group Paper - 8th Annual iConference, 2011
  • Google Scholar - Best Single Author Paper - 8th Annual iConference, 2011
  • Intel Scholar - American Indian Science and Engineering Society, 2010
  • Bank of America First Year Fellowship - Graduate Opportunities-Minority Achievement Program. University of Washington., 2008
  • Honoring Alaska's Indigenous Literature Award - Honoring Alaska's Indigenous Literature, 2008
  • International Indigenous Ambassador - Americans for Indian Opportunity, 2006-2007

Memberships

  • Clan Member. Dowa:kwe. Zuni Pueblo.
  • Clan Member. Takdeintaan. Tlingit Nation.
  • Enrolled Member. Zuni Pueblo. Zuni, New Mexico.
  • Goldbelt Corporation. Juneau, Alaska.
  • Huna Totem Corporation. Hoonah, Alaska.
  • Sealaska Corporation. Juneau, Alaska.
  • Tana Stobs Canoe Family. Suquamish, Washington.
  • Native American Art Studies Association
  • Native and Indigenous Studies Association
  • Indigenous Information Research Group
  • Native Organization of Indigenous Scholars. University of Washington.
  • Native American Students in Advanced Academia. University of Washington.

Publications and Contributions

  • Magazine/Trade Publication
    Zuni Jeweler and Lapidarian: Colin Coonsis (2016)
    First American Art Magazine, Issue 12, Page 64-68 Author: Miranda Belarde-Lewis
  • Magazine/Trade Publication
    Exhibit Review: Here & Now: Native Artists Inspired (2015)
    First American Art Magazine, Issue 8, Page 57-58 Author: Miranda Belarde-Lewis
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Imagining: Creating Spaces for Indigenous Ontologies (2015)
    Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, Volume 53, Issue 5-6, Page 677-702 Authors: Marissa Duarte, Miranda Belarde-Lewis
  • Book Review
    Review: Native Art of the Northwest Coast: A History of Changing Ideas (2015)
    Museum Anthropology, Volume 38, Page 48-49 Author: Miranda Belarde-Lewis
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    No Photography Allowed: Problematic Photographs of Sacred Objects (2013)
    Museum Anthropology, Volume 36, Issue 2, Page 104-104 Author: Miranda Belarde-Lewis
  • Conference Paper
    A vision for information visualization in information science (2011)
    Proceedings of the 2011 iConference, Page 531-537 Authors: Marilyn Ostergren, Jeffery Hemsley, Miranda Belarde-Lewis, Shawn Walker
  • Conference Paper
    Sharing the private in public: indigenous cultural property and online media (2011)
    Proceedings of the 2011 iConference, Page 16-24 Author: Miranda Belarde-Lewis
  • Book, Non-Scholarly-New
    Meet Lydia: A Native Girl from Southeast Alaska (2004)
    Author: Miranda Belarde-Lewis
  • Conference Poster
    "Native Systems of Knowledge" (poster)
    Research Fair 2014 Authors: Cheryl A. Metoyer, Sandra Littletree, Miranda Belarde-Lewis, Marissa Duarte, Juan-Carlos Chavez, Ross Braine, Tess Cervantes, Ivette Bayo Urban, Sheryl Day

Presentations

  • Dr. Arnold and Doris Roland Distinguished Speaker (2017)
    Arizona State Museum - Tucson, Arizona
  • 2nd Annual Native American Art History Lecture Series (2016)
    The Frye Museum of Art - Seattle, Washington
  • 1st Annual Native American Art History Lecture Series (2015)
    The Frye Museum of Art - Seattle, Washington
  • Archival Interventions: Writing Visual Histories (2015)
    Native American Art Studies Association - Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Keynote address (2015)
    Great Lakes Culture Keepers Annual Conference - Ziibiwing Center, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
  • Intellectual Property Rights and Native Cultural Institutions (2014)
    Great Lakes Culture Keepers Annual Conference - Ziibiwing Center, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
  • Water and Associated Cultural Properties (2013)
    5th Annual Native and Indigenous Studies Association Conference - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • But the Library of Congress Has These! Restricting Photographs in a Previously Exposed Pueblo Community (2012)
    4th Annual Native and Indigenous Studies Association Conference - Uncasville, Connecticut
  • A Vision for Information Visualization in Information Science (2011)
    8th Annual iConference - Seattle, Washington
  • A:shiwi Aesthetics: Defining Ourselves (2011)
    Essentially Indigenous? Indigenous Arts Symposium, National Museum of the American Indian - New York, New York
  • Information as a Critical Analytic for Indigenous Scholars (2011)
    3rd Annual Native and Indigenous Studies Association Conference - Sacramento, California
  • Information: A Critical Analytic for Indigenous Scholars (2011)
    Native American and Indigenous Studies Association - Sacramento, CA
  • Sharing the Private in Public: Indigenous Cultural Property and Online Media (2011)
    8th Annual iConference - Seattle, Washington
  • A:shiwi Arts: A Zuni Knowledge System (2010)
    4th Annual Vine Deloria Jr. Symposium, Northwest Indian College - Lummi, Washington
  • Information as a Critical Tribal Asset (2010)
    2010 Mid-Year National Congress of American Indians - Rapid City, South Dakota
  • Native Systems of Knowledge: Indigenous Methodologies in Information Science (2010)
    Champaign-Urbana, IL
  • Native Systems of Knowledge: Indigenous Methodologies in Information Science (2010)
    7th Annual iConference - Urbana-Champaign, Illinois
  • Embodiments of Sovereignty (2009)
    9th Annual Symposium of Native Scholarship, Native American Students in Advanced Academia, University of Washington - Seattle, Washington
  • Why Is The Customer Right? (2005)
    Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics - Belo Horizante, Brazil