3/17 Jacqueline Keeler
Jacqueline Keeler presents
Edge of Morning: Native Voices Speak for the Bears Ears
Saturday March 17th at 6 pm
Jaqueline Keeler is a Yankton Sioux/Navajo writer who lives in Portland, Oregon. In her featured book, Edge of Morning, fifteen, multi generational Native American writers have written in support of the tribal efforts to protect the Bears Ears National Monument in south eastern Utah. Through poetry, personal essays and interviews the writers bear testimony to the fragile and essential nature of this sacred landscape.
In support of tribal efforts to protect the Bears Ears, Native writers bear testimony to the fragile and essential nature of this sacred landscape in America’s remote red rock country. Through poem and essay, these often-ignored voices explore the ways many native people derive tradition, sustenance, and cultural history from the Bears Ears.