Indigenous Poetry and the Struggle for Sovereignty--Poetry Reading

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011
Heid E. Erdrich
Inés Hernández-Avila
4:00 pm

Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum 600 South Gregory Street Urbana

Event Description

Heid E. Erdrich Abstract
Inés Hernández-Avila Abstract

Sponsored by: American Indian Studies Program, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Department of Anthropology, Department of History, George A. Miller Endowment, Spurlock Museum

Heid E. Erdrich

(Turtle Mountain Band of Ojibway) Poet and author of four collections including National Monuments (Michigan State University Press, 2008) and publisher, Wiigwaas Press (Minneapolis)

Inés Hernández-Avila

(Nez Perce/Tejana) Professor of Native American Studies and Director, Chicana/Latina Research Center (University of California at Davis) and poet