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As They Speak: Native Voices in Today’s Literature – Virtual Book Club
January 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
January Title: The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
Wednesday, January 26 @ 7:00pm
Looking to expand your reading list and discuss a variety of issues and topics important to Native people? If so, please join our virtual book club, As They Speak: Native Voices in Today’s Literature. Based on a variety of topics and featuring a range of genres, all of the books we will be reading have been written by contemporary Native authors.
This month, we will be reading and discussing The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich. Based on the extraordinary life of Louise Erdrich’s grandfather who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota all the way to Washington, D.C., this Pulitzer Prize winning novel explores themes of love and death with lightness and gravity and unfolds with the elegant prose, sly humor, and depth of feeling of a master craftsman. Join the virtual conversation hosted by IAIS Staff on ZOOM.
In order to have a more intimate conversation, space is limited. This is a FREE event, but donations are appreciated.