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Books in the Garden: Nature & Native Americans

125-10-10-18
Second Wednesdays, October 10 - December 12, 2018
noon - 1:30 p.m.

Toni McNaron, Ph.D., award-winning professor emerita of English, University of Minnesota

Join other literature aficionados for thoughtful discourse over a cup of tea or coffee led by Toni McNaron. Native American writers have much to teach the rest of us about connecting with and respecting the natural world. The three books read and discussed in this class focus on the sacred quality to be found within Nature, even as they confront the ways in which individual white people and government agencies abuse and ignore that very world without which there would be no human existence.
The books for this session are:

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 "Ceremony" by Leslie Marmon Silko

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 "Night Flying Woman" by Ignatia Broker

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 "On the Way to Rainy Mountain" by N. Scott Momaday.

Limit 24, Oswald Visitor Center - Teaching Classroom

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