"Stories that My Grandmother Told Me" Lecture by Darren Parry
|06:30 PM - 07:30 PM|
In conjunction with our exhibition, Utah Women Making History, join us to hear about one of the featured women, Mae Timbimboo Parry from her descendant, Darren Parry.
Darren Parry is the former Chairman of the Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation. Darren serves on the Board of Directors for the American West Heritage Center, in Wellsville, Utah, the Utah State Museum Board, the Community Advisory Board for the Huntsman Cancer Institute, the American Indian Services Board and Weber State Universities National Advisory Council. He attended the University of Utah and Weber State University and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education, with an emphasis on History. Darren is the author of “The Bear River Massacre; A Shoshone History” and teaches Native American History at Utah State University. His passions in life are his family which includes his wife Melody, 9 children and 13 grandchildren. His other passion is his Tribal family. He wants to make sure that those who have gone before him are not forgotten. It is also important to him that all people’s perspectives are heard and respected.