BOD At Large
Talia is Todích'íí'nii (Bitter Water), born for Tó'aheedlíinii (The Water Flow Together), maternal grandfather is Tl'aashchi'I (Red Bottom) and paternal grandfather is Tábą ą há (Water's Edge). Born and raised in the Diné Nation, Talia has spent over thirteen years grassroots organizing in rural and Indigenous communities on environmental and social justice issues. Talia serves as the Keep It In The Ground Mining organizer for the Indigenous Environmental Network. Some of her previous work has included working to address uranium mining legacy issues, protecting sacred landscapes, Native voting rights, and community radio. Talia attended the University of New Mexico and lives in Gallup, New Mexico.