Appearances

Event Information:

  • Sat
    16
    Oct
    2021

    Diane Glancy in Conversation with Kimberly Blaeser

    11:00 amMinnesota State Fairgrounds, Fine Arts Building, St. Paul, Minnesota

    Diane Glancy’s poetry and prose has long considered the entangled threads of community, history, and language. In her latest work, A Line Of Driftwood: The ADA Blackjack Story (Turtle Point Press), Glancy creates a new narrative based on the historical record of a young Inupiat woman who survived on a small island 200 miles off the Arctic Coast of Siberia for two years after traveling there as a cook and seamstress along with four professional explorers. At this special TCBF event, Glancy will be in conversation about the book and the fascinating history behind it with Wisconsin writer Kimberly Blaeser.

Kim at Returning the Gift Festival, 2012 in Milwaukee, Indian Summer Stage.

Kim at Returning the Gift Festival, 2012 in Milwaukee, Indian Summer Stage.


 

Past Events

Event Information:

  • Mon
    11
    Oct
    2021

    Ancient Light: Indigenous Artways & Survivance

    12:00 pmElson S. Floyd Cultural Center & streaming via youtube

    In the midst of an epidemic on MMIW, in the midst of a global
    pandemic that has devastated Native communities, in the midst
    of tragic revelations of mass unmarked graves at boarding
    schools, why art? Why poetry, dance, or song? This program of
    picto-poems and poetry, will look at how Native Arts feed
    Indigenous Flourishing. Drawing on the work and statements of
    Indigenous artists from Joy Harjo to James Luna, touching on
    tribal traditions from the healing jingle dress dance to trickster
    antics to activist poetics, Anishinaabe writer and photographer
    Kimberly Blaeser will celebrate Indigenous arts and the role they
    play in building relatedness and teaching survivance.