& performance by Swil-Kanim
March 11, 4-5:30pm
Library Presentation Room
The Center for Education, Equity and Diversity and Western Libraries are co-sponsoring a panel discussion on Sherman Alexie's Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Tiime Indian in connection with the Whatcom Reads! Program and Alexie's visit to Western on March 18.
A panel of Native Americans will discuss the book from their various perspectives. Panelists include Jeff James, a member of the Lummi community, Kristen French, Dan First, Scott Rowe, and Joseph Trimble, Western Faculty, and Western student Diana Hollenhorst.
Contact Jeanne Armstrong, x7667 or Kristen French, x7313 for additional information.
The 2009 Whatcom READS! One Book Together project has been funded in part under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Office of the Secretary of State, Washington State Library Division.