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Sidney-Richland County Library Hosts Montana Conversation "Introducing Native American Literature" With Dottie Susag


March 31, 2021 | View PDF

Sidney - The Sidney-Richland County Library hosts Montana Conversation “Introducing Native American Literature” with Dottie Susag. Every participant will receive a complimentary copy of the book, “The Night Watchman” by Louise Erdrich. This program will be virtual and participants will receive a unique link to join once they have registered.

The introductory program will take place April 6, 6:30 p.m. This program will give participants an introduction to the book and provide some questions to think about as they begin to read. The second program will take place April 20, 6:30 p.m. In this program Dottie will discuss the book in its entirety. Using a study guide, video, oral recording, and supplementary books and poems, Susag leads a discussion on “The Night Watchman.”

The presentation is free and open to the public. Funding for the Montana Conversations program is provided by Humanities Montana through grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Montana’s Cultural Trust, and private donations.

Dorothea Susag, Fairfield, MT, is a retired language arts and Heritage Project teacher, a 1992-93 Christa McAuliffe Fellowship recipient, author of “Roots and Branches”: a Resource of Native American Literature Themes, Lessons, and Bibliographies, as well as several secondary-level units for the Montana Office of Public Instruction Indian Education. She conducts workshops for teachers and students across the state.

For more information, call the Sidney-Richland County Library, 406-433-1917.


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