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Birchbark Bizhiw

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1629 Hennepin Avenue #275
Minneapolis, MN,55403

June 2024

Victoria Blanco: Out of the Sierra – In Conversation with Kathryn Savage

June 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Birchbark Bizhiw, 1629 Hennepin Avenue #275
Minneapolis, MN,55403
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Victoria Blanco will discuss her new book, Out of the Sierra: A Story Rarámuri Resistance with local author Kathryn Savage at Birchbark's new event space, the Bizhiw! Registration and further info can be found on Eventbrite. The Rarámuri people of Chihuahua, Mexico, make up one of the largest Indigenous tribes of North America. Renowned for maintaining their language and cultural traditions in the face of colonization, they have weathered numerous hardships—climate disaster, poverty, cultural erasure—that have only worsened during the…

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The Span of a Small Forever: April Gibson in conversation with Douglas Kearney

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Birchbark Bizhiw, 1629 Hennepin Avenue #275
Minneapolis, MN,55403
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Poet April Gibson will discuss her debut poetry collection, The Span of a Small Forever, with Douglas Kearny. Registration required. More information can be found on Eventbrite page. With echoes of Audre Lorde’s The Cancer Journals and Susan Sontag’s Illness as Metaphor, an extraordinary debut collection from a prize-winning poet that chronicles a Black woman’s journey through disability, the byzantine healthcare system, life-giving, taking, and sacrifice. April Gibson is a poet, writer, and professor whose work has appeared in The…

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Teresa Peterson in conversation with Diane Wilson

June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Birchbark Bizhiw, 1629 Hennepin Avenue #275
Minneapolis, MN,55403
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Join Teresa Peterson at Birchbark Bizhiw as she discusses her latest book, Perennial Ceremony. She will be joined by award winning author Diane Wilson. Registration required. Travel through a garden’s seasons toward healing, reclamation, and wholeness—for us, and for our beloved relative, the Earth In this rich collection of prose, poetry, and recipes, Teresa Peterson shares how she found refuge from the struggle to reconcile her Christianity and Dakota spirituality, discovering solace and ceremony in communing with the earth. Perennial…

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