Brittani Orona is an enrolled member of the Hoopa Valley Tribe and completed her Master of Arts in Public History at California State University, Sacramento (CSUS) in Fall 2014. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in History from Humboldt State University in 2010. Brittani is currently a Doctoral Student at UC Davis in Native American Studies with a Designated Emphais in Human Rights. She has worked at the California State Indian Museum, the California State Office of Historic Preservation, National Museum of the American Indian in Washington DC, California State Archives, and the Maidu Museum and Historic Site.
She was an Executive Fellow '14-'15 through the Capital Fellows Program, at the California Government Operations Agency. Brittani currently works for the Department of Toxic Substances Control in the Office of Environmental Justice & Tribal Affairs. Brittani is interested in repatriation, federal Indian law, cultural resources management, environmental justice, and environmental history as they relate to California Indian tribes.
Brittani Orona is a freelance project manager for cultural resources management, archives, exhibition, and oral history projects. A complete CV is available for viewing on this website.
If you are interested in collaborations regarding cultural resources management, research, archives, museum exhibition, and oral history projects please contact Brittani Orona at Brittani.Orona@gmail.com
Organizations Brittani has worked with:
*Autry Museum of the American West
* Maidu Museum & Historic Site
*California State Indian Museum
*Humboldt State University- Goudi'ni Native American Arts Gallery
*California State University, Sacramento Anthropology Museum
* Sacramento City College Cultural Awareness Center