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Saturday, October 15 • 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Scarlet Tanager Books Presents Red Indian Road West: Native American Poetry from California

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This event showcases contributors to Red Indian Road West. “A diverse and illuminating volume of Native American poetry that explores Western migration” —Kirkus Reviews

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Lucille Lang Day

Director, Scarlet Tanager Books
Lucille Lang Day (http://lucillelangday.com), co-editor of Red Indian Road West: Native American Poetry from California, has published ten poetry collections and chapbooks, including Becoming an Ancestor and Dreaming of Sunflowers: Museum Poems, winner of the 2014 Blue Light Poetry Prize. She has also authored an award-winning memoir, Married at Fourteen: A True Story. She is of Wampanoag, British, and Swiss/German descent.
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Alison Hart

Talk to me about being mixed race in America, about historical trauma and it's reverberation in present day politics and personal trauma. Talk to me about finding ancestry, digging for roots, my own Native American, African American, Irish, Scottish, English roots. Talk to me about your own roots, your own history. | Talk to me about the majority minority in this country, brown, black, mixed, people of color and our perspectives on race and... Read More →
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Senna Heyatawin

Senna Heyatawin, poet, was born in San Francisco, California and is an enrolled member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. Ms. Heyatawin’s poems have been published in journals, magazines and anthologies and have won poetry prizes since the 1980s. Senna Heyatawin received her MFA in creative writing from San Francisco State University. Some of Ms. Heyatawin’s poetry may be found in RED INDIAN ROAD WEST: Native American Poetry from... Read More →
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Stephen Meadows

Stephen Meadows is a Californian of pioneer and Ohlone descent. His poems have appeared in anthologies and journals nationwide, and one of them graces a bronze plaque in San Francisco. Stephen now resides with his family in the Sierra Nevada foothills. His poetry collection, Releasing the Days, was published by Heyday.
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Linda Noel

Linda Noel is of Koyoonk’auwi (Concow) descent and grew up in Mendocino County. She is Poet Laureate Emeritus of Ukiah, Ca. Her work has been included in many anthologies and she has a chapbook titled Where You First Saw the Eyes of Coyote. She resides in Mendocino County.


Saturday October 15, 2016 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Needles & Pens 1173 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

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