Executive Assistant to Sarah Kastelic
Mariah was born and raised in central California and is a descendant of the Numu Kutzadika (Piute) people of Mono Lake as well as Tachi-Yokut. She is a graduate of Humboldt State University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in socio-cultural anthropology. Mariah spent those four years intensively studying issues on gender, culture, race, colonialism, language, and power. She also supplemented her coursework with an independent ethnographic research project, an internship, volunteer work, and other extracurriculars. During her time there, Mariah discovered her passion for social justice work, public health, and community building. She is excited to apply her skills, experiences, and passion to her work with NICWA.