Carina Miller is a member of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. She has a Bachelor of Science in Ethnic Studies from the University of Oregon. She is currently the agency district or Wasco Tribal representative on the 27th Tribal Council of Warm Springs. She is also a co-chair of the energy committee for the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians and the chair of the Native American caucus for the Democratic party of Oregon.
Her areas of focus on council have been the ethnic studies bill and working on standards to be implemented into public education, cannabis, energy, telecommunications, trauma informed care, and legislation. She has also been a member of the Economic Vitality Work Group working with the Gorge Commission to make recommendations for the “Gorge 2020” Management plan.
She lives in Warm Springs, Oregon, with her partner Victor Barkley and their newborn son Waluxypykee Walter Barkley