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Miaraq, Warren Jones

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Project Manager, Cross-cultural Collaborations

Miaraq, Warren Jones was born in Bethel and raised in Nome and Palmer. He is of Gwich’in, Yup’ik and Iñupiaq descent and his family comes from Nenana, Hooper Bay and Nome respectively. Warren has traveled the state working the oil fields, canneries and fishing boats and has traveled and lived across the U.S. Warren served in the Marine Corps from 2002 to 2006 as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom I and II with the 13th and 15th Marine Expeditionary Units. He met his wife Sacha while stationed at Camp Pendleton and they now reside in Anchorage on Dena’ina land with their four kids. Warren studied Political Science at UAA and did his internship with the First Alaskans Institute and Inuit Circumpolar Council comparing hunting and fishing rights across the four nations they serve. Warren’s work includes writing, poetry, Indigenous philosophy and consulting on culture and politics. Warren will be traveling and writing for Aywaa Storyhouse and brings his diverse knowledge and perspective to the Alaska Venture Fund team.

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