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News Archives - 2005

Special Reading by Heid Erdrich

On Monday, November 21, from 7 - 8:30 p.m., author of Mother Tongue (2005) and co-editor of Sister Nations: Native American Women Writers on Community (2002) will be on campus for a special reading of her work in Lindell 301.

Heid is an accomplished poet and writer whose work has received awards from the Archibald Bush Foundation, the Loft Literary Center, the Minnesota State Arts Board, and the Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers.  She holds degrees from Dartmouth College and Johns Hopkins University.  Raised in Wahpeton, North Dakota and an enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Ojibwe, she currently teaches English at the University of St. Thomas.

Birchbark Books, the bookstore she founded with her sister Louise Erdrich, will provide books for sale at the reading.  Please join us to welcome Heid to the Augsburg community. Contact Elise Marubbio with any questions, x1523 or marubbio@augsburg.edu.

This event is sponsored by American Indian Studies, American Indian Student Services, the English Department, Lindell Library, Women’s Studies, and the Anne Pederson Women’s Resource Center.