B.F.A. in Modern Dance, minor in Native American Studies, University of Utah
Talia is an enrolled member of the Pauma Band of Luiseño Indians. She aspires to research and document the performance of her peoples' culture and identity within both historic and contemporary contexts. Her research interests are informed by her years of practice as a movement artist, as well as the connection to place her family has maintained for millennia in the coastal mountain region of San Diego County California. She graduated cum laude with an Honors B.F.A. in Modern Dance and minor in Native American Studies from the University of Utah on the unceded land of the Shoshone, Paiute, Goshute, and Ute Peoples.