MN Reads: "Finding Our Way with Native Literature"

Feb 6, 2020

Novelist Dr Carter Meland will be on campus tomorrow afternoon giving a talk called "Finding Our Way with Native Literature."

He's a senior lecturer in American Indian Studies at the University of Minnesota, and the author of a book called Stories for a Lost Child.

In his program, he talks about how his life as a teacher, a creative writer, and an Anishinaabe descendant and how they've been affected by what he calls "the transformative power of Native literature.

He will be on campus tomorrow (Friday, February 7) for a program he calls "Finding Our Way with Native Literature." It will be held in Cina Hall room 106 from 2-3pm and it's free and open to the public.

You can find more information about the books Dr. Meland referenced:

Green Grass, Running Water by Thomas King

Islands of Decolonial Love by Leanne Simpson

Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko