“CALL AND RESPONSE: POEMS AND FILMS HONORING ANCESTORS AND ELDERS”

Monday, November 14

Time: 7 p.m. — 9:30 p.m.

Location: Kennedy Union Ballroom

Native People of the Americas Colloquium 2016
November 14-15, 2016

Speaker: Heid Erdrich

Author Heid E. Erdrich will present poetry, poem-films, and food stories from the Indigenous Upper Midwest. 

Heid E. Erdrich is a collaborative artist, visual arts curator, and the author of four collections of poetry, most recently Cell Traffic from University of Arizona Press. Her recent non-fiction work is Original Local: Indigenous Foods, Stories and Recipes. Heid's next book, Curator of Ephemera at the New Museum for Archaic Media is due out by 2017 from Michigan State University Press. Her writing has won numerous awards and her collaborative poem films won a Judges Award, a Best of Fest, and Best Experimental Short awards in 2014 and 2015. Heid grew up in Wahpeton, North Dakota and is Ojibwe enrolled at Turtle Mountain. She teaches in the low-residency MFA Creative Writing program of Augsburg College.

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Contact Information:

Name:  Office of Multicultural Affairs
Website:  https://www.udayton.edu/studev/dean/oma/programs/native_peoples_celebration.php
Phone:  937-229-3634
Email:  multicultural@udayton.edu