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Storyteller & Retired Children's Librarian
Linda M. Garcia-Perez, a 1971 College of St. Mary graduate and a retired Children’s Librarian, is an artist, instructor and storyteller of Latino arts and culture. Linda is with the Nebraska Arts Council’s Artists in Schools and Communities roster; Nebraska StoryArts Board; Nebraska Humanities Council’s Speakers Bureau; City of Omaha Public Art Commissioner; and occasional instructor and docent with the Joslyn Art Museum. Linda and her husband, Jose, have an extensive collection of Mexican folk arts and literature and are co-founders of the Mexican American Historical Society of the Midlands.
The Speakers Bureau is made possible by these generous donors:
The Johnny Carson Fund at the Nebraska Cultural Endowment
The Adah & Leon Millard Foundation