Miranda Smoke is a member of the Dakota Tipi First Nation in Manitoba. She currently works at the Indigenous Leadership Development Institute, Inc. as the Special Projects Administrator. Miranda has a Aboriginal Financial Management Diploma and a Business Certificate from Yellowquill College. Miranda specializes in the areas of financial management, computer technical and software management, business and office administrations. Miranda’s leadership roles have focussed on community and business development, cultural awareness with much of her work centred on education and training and the History research for Indigenous peoples and speaking the Dakota language.