Young Fishing Fellows Program

The Alaska Marine Conservation Council’s Young Fishing Fellows Program recently selected Brooke Wright as the Fisheries Policy Analyst and Outreach Fellow in partnership with Tanana Chiefs Conference Hunt and Fish Task Force.  Brooke has interned with the Hunting and Fishing Task Force at Tanana Chiefs Conference since March of 2016, advocating for hunting and fishing rights of Alaska Natives.  

Brooke serves as both Commissioner and Interim Chair for the Yukon River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission and is an advisor for the Yukon River Panel.  She also works as a research assistant for the State of Alaska Salmon and People project in the Sociocultural and Economic Dimensions of Salmon Systems group.  

Brooke is a Koyukon Athabascan from Rampart, Alaska.  She is currently living in Fairbanks and is pursuing a Fisheries degree at University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Brooke holds a Tribal Management Associate of Applied Science degree from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks.  During her free time, Brooke and her five children enjoy fishing, gathering, and hunting in Rampart.