The Big Story: Native Tellers Respond to The Round House with Ken Duncan, Violet Duncan, Martha Ludlow Martinez, Kyle Mitchell, The Storytelling Institute at South Mountain Community College
Date(s): First Friday, March 5, 2021, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Phoenix MST
Type(s): Panel, Performance
Genre and Form(s): American Indian, Family History, Indigenous, Storytelling
NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.
About this Event
One good story deserves another. Whenever we read a book, we bring our own memories and experiences to the page. Join the Storytelling Institute at South Mountain Community College for The Big Story: Native Tellers Respond to The Round House on First Friday, March 5, 2021 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Phoenix MST online.
After sharing each of their stories, tellers will participate in a short panel discussion and answer questions from the audience. Featured tellers include Ken Duncan, Violet Duncan, Martha Ludlow Martinez, and Kyle Mitchell. This event is presented in partnership with the Storytelling Institute at South Mountain Community College, will be live-streamed and recorded, and is open to the public and free.
Looking for more events? Celebrate stories of Indigenous family at the Labriola Community Celebration on March 20, register for the keynote with Layli Long Soldier on March 26, or view the full schedule for the NEA Big Read today at http://piper.asu.edu/nea-big-read/schedule.
About the NEA Big Read: Phoenix
This event is presented as part of the NEA Big Read: Phoenix, celebrating Indigenous literary arts and culture in the Valley with over 25 talks, workshops, performances, book clubs, art exhibits other virtual events inspired by The Round House by Louise Erdrich. The NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. The NEA Big Read: Phoenix is presented by the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at Arizona State University with additional support from Arizona Humanities, Phoenix Public Library, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Humanities Division at ASU, and over 40 authors, performers, and community organizations. Find events, meet our partners, and start reading today at http://piper.asu.edu/big-read.
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The Phoenix Indian Center is the oldest American Indian non-profit organization of its kind in the United States, providing workforce development, cultural enrichment, and other vital services to Indigenous communities throughout the Valley for over 70 years. To support their work, visit their website at https://phxindcenter.org/financial-support/, click the donate button, enter an amount, and enter "NEA Big Read" in the description. Please consider making a gift to the Phoenix Indian Center today.