About

Miranda Belarde-Lewis (PhD) is an assistant professor, the inaugural Jill and Joe McKinstry Endowed Faculty Fellow of Native North American Indigenous Knowledge at the University of Washington’s Information School. She’s also an independent curator who works with artists and tribal, state, federal and international institutions and organizations to promote Native artists and their work.

She works to highlight and celebrate Native artists, their processes, and the exquisite pieces they create. She has taught at Northwest Indian College and the University of Washington. She is enrolled at Zuni Pueblo and a member of the Takdeintáan Clan of the Tlingit Nation. She is developing her skills as a basketball mom.

M. Belarde-Lewis complete CV (Feb 2022) (PDF)

The New New:

Check out this episode of the Smithsonian podcast Sidedoor, featuring a walk through and exploration of Preston Singletary: Raven and the Box of Daylight, an exhibition organized by Preston Singletary and the Museum of Glass, curated by Miranda, designed by Juniper Shuey from juniper|zoe, now on view at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington DC. More info and a photo album here