Tue, Sep 11 | Travois

Book Club: Lakota Woman

Registration is Closed
Book Club: Lakota Woman

Time & Location

Sep 11, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Travois, 310 W 19 Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA

About The Event

Join UNA Women and co-host Travois for book club. We will discuss Lakota Woman by Mary Crow Dog.

Catered pizza and salad, and beverages provided.

Free Event. Reservation requested: unawomenkc@gmail.com.

You do not have to read the book to attend.

About the Book: Mary Crow Dog (also Mary Brave Bird) was born on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Rebelling against the aimless drinking, punishing missionary school, narrow strictures for women, and violence, she joined the new movement of tribal pride sweeping Native American communities in the sixties and seventies. She gave birth at the occupation of Wounded Knee, and eventually married Leonard Crow Dog, the American Indian Movement's chief medicine man, who revived the sacred but outlawed Ghost Dance. This oral history is her life, her struggle, her triumphs, but also a rarely told story of Native Americans in modern history.

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