Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Vine Deloria, Jr. Memorial Reading

Forgive the intrusion, but I wanted to help distribute notice of an event in honor of Vine Deloria that is scheduled for this week. The following is taken from the the Tattered Cover Book Store's newsletter.

Thursday, April 27, 2006 7:30 PM
Location: Tattered Cover, Cherry Creek, Denver
Title of Event: Vine Deloria, Jr. Memorial Reading
Acclaimed author Vine Deloria, Jr., one of the most outspoken figures in Indian affairs, whose works promoted Native American cultural nationalism and a greater understanding of Native American history and philosophy, passed away in November 2005. Our special guest readers will offer a memorial reading from Deloria’s last book The World We Used to Live In ($16.95 Fulcrum). Our guests include Patty Limerick, professor at the University of Colorado, Boulder, who currently serves as chair of the board of the Center for the American West; George "Tink" Tinker, Professor at Iliff School of Theology, past president of the Native American Theological Association, member of the Osage Nation; Walter Echo-Hawk, Jr., lawyer, tribal judge, scholar and activist, senior Staff Attorney Native American Rights Fund, member of the Pawnee Nation; Norbert S. Hill Jr., of the Oneida Tribe, past executive director of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society; and moderator Daniel Wildcat, Professor at Haskell Indian Nations University and a Euchee member of the Muskogee Nation.

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