Education Coordinator & Traditional
Native American Storyteller, Schaghticoke Tribal Nation (STN)
Darlene's experience as an educator, tour guide, museum assistant and Traditional Native American Storyteller has taught her the importance of educating both young and old about the many misconceptions and stereotypes about her ancestors. Her style of teaching from a Native American’s point of view allows children and adults the opportunity to have a new understanding of Connecticut’s Indigenous Peoples lives both in the past and in the present.
"For me, my position at the museum is not just a job. It is what I
am meant to do, my purpose in life, to preserve, protect and share the true
stories of the Native American people in the past and present."