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Employment History

Adjunct Professor In Anthropology and Sociology
Dixie State College

Adjunct Instructor
Dixie State College

Native American Coordinator
Bureau of Land Management

Teacher of English
Sherman Indian High School

Today

Education

Master's Degree
Anthropology
Loma Linda University

Master's Degree
Anthropology
BYU

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Mariana Taylor to lecture on Native American Tales Today in Dixie - mariana taylor to lecture on native american tales

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The Hurricane Valley Arts Alliance is proud to sponsor a lecture by Mariana Meyers Taylor entitled, "Stories of the Night: Tales from the Lap of Grandma" at its regular membership meeting on May 19th at 6:30 pm at the Hurricane Library, 36 S. 300 W. Mariana was educated at BYU and Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, California where she earned a Master's Degree in Anthropology with a specialty in Native American Studies. She is currently an adjunct professor in Anthropology/Sociology at Dixie State College. Her lecture will include cultural stories of Native Americans and the ways in which these indigenous peoples passed on their cultural values from generation to generation. The public is invited and admission is free. For more information on the work of the Hurricane Valley Arts Alliance and a biography of Mariana Taylor see the website at hvartsalliance.org/ or call 435-635-6966.


Enjoy an evening of songs and stories at the Tabernacle - Local News - thespectrum.com

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Mariana Meyers Taylor, the featured performer, was born and raised in Sugar City, Idaho.She graduated from Ricks College, Brigham Young University and received a Master's Degree from Loma Linda University where she specialized in Native American Studies.

She recently retired after 30 years with the Federal Government.She spent a year as Native American Coordinator with the Bureau of Land Management and 29 years as a teacher of English at Sherman Indian High School in Riverside, Calif.Sherman is a boarding school for Native American students from throughout the United States.She has worked with Indian tribes in the Southern California area.
She has many classroom hours as a teacher both in high school and at the university level.Currently she works as an adjunct instructor for Dixie State College and as a lecturer on Indian Studies with their Elderhostel program.Taylor sings with the Southern Utah Heritage Choir and is active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.She is the mother of two children, 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.She and her husband live in Hurricane.Her program, "Stories for the Night -- Keeping Alive the Past and Contemporary Expectations" teaches children through stories.

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