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Date(s) - November 08, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Anderson Center at Tower View


In Dakota language, the word “ina” means both mother and earth. Connection to place is powerful, and the area that is now called Red Wing, Minnesota has been a meeting place for people from all directions for centuries. Please join us as Gwen Westerman reads from her writing, shows her quilts and fiber arts, and discusses her multi-disciplinary approach to history as seen through place, with focus on Red Wing and the Upper Mississippi River Valley. Westerman is co-author of Mni-Sota Makoche: The Land of the Dakota, a published poet, an award-winning visual artist, and a respected educator and researcher. She is an enrolled member of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota Oyate.