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Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration: A Reading with Elissa Washuta (DICE)


Time: Thursday, October 4, 2018 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Location: Student Life Multicultural Center Alonso Family Room

Join American Indian Student Initiatives in recognition of Indigenous Peoples Day for a reading with Elissa Washuta. Elissa is a member of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe and a writer of personal essays and memoir. She is the author of two books, Starvation Mode and My Body Is a Book of Rules, named a finalist for the Washington State Book Award. With Theresa Warburton, she is co-editor of the anthology Exquisite Vessel: Shapes of Native Nonfiction, forthcoming from University of Washington Press. She has received fellowships and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, Artist Trust, 4Culture, Potlatch Fund, and Hugo House. Elissa is an assistant professor of English at the Ohio State University.

This event also counts for 1 DICE Credit toward your DICE Certificate. More information about DICE and how to earn credits can be found here:

Melissa Beard Jacob
Student Life Multicultural Center

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