2/23 Rick Steber
presents Little White Man:Shoyapo Shoyapo
Friday February 23rd at 6:00 pm
The storytelling of Rick Steber is always a favorite. His latest book, Little White Man: Shoyapo Shoyapo tells the story of Jimmy Cornelison, a young missionary assigned where Dr. Marcus and Narcissa Whitman lost their lives 50 years prior. As a 21-year-old minister, he faces a congregation made up of the descendants who committed the murders. This story tells about the David and Goliath battle of the dominance of the white man's religion between Chief Peo and Jimmy Cornelison. Highlighted are the many prejudices and injustices experienced by the native people of Eastern Oregon.