NATIVE WRITERS SERIES: Ron Hamilton Wednesday, September 27, 2006, 6:30 p.m.
Ron Hamilton (Nuu-chah-nulth) author and artist, shares stories of his culture as part of NMAI's celebration of the yearlong exhibit, "Listening to our Ancestors: The Art of Native Life Along the North Pacific Coast." Reception and book signing in the Potomac Atrium will follow the program.
NATIVE WRITERS HONOR ALVIN M. JOSEPHY JR. (1915-2005) Wednesday, October 25, 2006, 6:30 p.m.
A discussion with Gerard A. Baker (Mandan/Hidatsa), Roberta Basch (Puyallup), Richard Basch (Clatsop/Nehalem Confederated Tribes), and Allan Pinkham (Nez Perce), contributing writers to Lewis and Clark Through Indian Eyes (Knopf, 2006), which was edited by Alvin M. Josephy Jr.
Moderated by Suzan Shown Harjo (Cheyenne/Hodulgee Muscogee).
NATIVE WRITERS: Waziyatawin Angela Wilson Wednesday, November 29, 2006, 6:30 p.m.
Waziyatawin Angela Wilson (Wahpetunwan Dakota), Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Indigenous history at Arizona State University. Waziyatawin's most recent publication, In the Footsteps of Our Ancestors: The Dakota Commemorative Marches of the 21st Century (Living Justice Press, 2006), is an edited collection that tells the stories of the Dakota Death March of 1862 and the commemorative walks that have been held in recent years to honor the memory of those Dakota people who endured the 1862 forced removal.
Reception and book signing will follow the program.