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Native Voices: Three UA Voices

Date: April 27, 2007

Contact: Bonnie Travers

Description: On Friday, April 27, 2007 at 5 pm in the Special Collections Reading Room three writers with ties to the University of Arizona will read from their works to celebrate the opening of the exhibits. Marlon Evans (O’odham), Janice Gould (Maidu/Konkow) and Delphine Red Shirt (Lakota) will be read from their works.

Marlon Evans, a student in English\Creative Writing and Media Arts, is a poet and is working on a film script. Janice Gould’s published works include Beneath My Heart: Poetry (1990); Earthquake Weather: Poems (1996) and Speak to Me Words: Essays on Contemporary American Indian Poetry edited with Dean Rader (2003). Janice is enrolled in the School of Information Resources and Library Science and works at the Center for Creative Photography. Delphine Red Shirt is the author of Bead on an Anthill: a Lakota Childhood (1999) and Turtle Lung Woman's Granddaughter (2003). She recently completed a new edition of Luther Standing Bear’s classic autobiography, My Indian Boyhood (2006). Delphine is a Ph.D. candidate in American Indian Studies with a minor in English.

The public is invited to attend. Refreshments will be served. Metered parking is available East of the Library on Cherry Avenue. The Cherry Avenue garage is open at 5:00, but you must enter from Enke Road (one block south of the Mall entrance to campus) due to construction.

The exhibit is sponsored by the Friends of the University of Arizona Library.

For more information, please visit http://www.library.arizona.edu/speccoll/public_programs/nativevox.html