Book Discussion: ‘The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee’ - Sinsinawa 2/9/2021

Event Dates: 
02/09/21

Tues Feb 9, 7 - 8:15 pm Native American book discussion series- ‘The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee’ - online with Sinsinawa Mound Center. The first book in our continuing series is “The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee” by David Treuer. Treuer writes so native and non-native people will fully understand American history. “You can’t understand American history unless you know and understand Native American history,” he said in an interview with “PBS Books.” The book covers the last 130 years of Native American civilization since the 1890 massacre. Treuer is an Ojibwe Indian from Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota. Sinsinawa Mound Center’s Ecological Programming Coordinator Eric Anglada will lead our discussion of this 2019 National Book Award and Carnegie Medal finalist. The fee is $10 per person, and the registration deadline is Feb. 8 at 4 p.m. Please register by contacting Guest Services at 608-748-4411 or visiting our website at www.sinsinawa.org/moundcenter . Other books in the series include “Gathering Moss” (April 13); “There, There: A Novel” (June 8); “Dwellings: A Spiritual History of the Living World” (Aug. 10); “Native: Identity, Belonging, and Rediscovering God” (Oct. 12); and “The Night Watchman” (Dec. 14). Questions? 608-748-4411, ext. 271, edushek-manthe@sinsinawa.org  or see www.sinsinawa.org .