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Author Robin Wall Kimmerer at Bend High School

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

$35 – $90

Bestselling author Robin Wall Kimmmerer wraps up the Author! Author series.

Tickets are required.

Robin Wall Kimmerer is a mother, scientist, decorated professor, and enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. She is the author of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants, which has earned Kimmerer wide acclaim. Her first book, Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses, was awarded the John Burroughs Medal for outstanding nature writing, and her other work has appeared in Orion, Whole Terrain, and numerous scientific journals.

Robin has been featured on NPR’s On Being with Krista Tippett and in 2015 addressed the general assembly of the United Nations on the topic of “Healing Our Relationship with Nature.” Kimmerer is a SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Environmental Biology, and the founder and director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment, whose mission is to create programs which draw on the wisdom of both indigenous and scientific knowledge for our shared goals of sustainability. In 2022 she was named a MacArthur Fellow.

The Author! Author! series began in 2012 as a way to expand the literary landscape in Central Oregon while raising funds for the Deschutes Public Library Foundation. With best-selling writers visiting for each annual series, Central Oregon has played host to numerous authors who have won Pulitzer Prizes, National Book Awards, and Edgar Awards, among other literary prizes.

Details

Date:
May 16
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
$35 – $90
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar/event/74183

Organizer

Deschutes Public Library
Phone:
541-312-1032
Email:
lizg@dpls.lib.or.us
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Venue

Bend High School
230 NE 6th Street
Bend, 97703
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Phone:
541-355-3700
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