Let's Talk about It

Let's Talk About It

 Our next meeting will be Monday, April 2nd at 1:00 pm with soup and a discussion led by scholar Wendy Green.  Lunch is served at 12:30 pm.


Our next book in the "Biographies/Autobiographies" series is "Lame Deer, Seeker of Visions " written by John (Fire) Lame Deer.  You can check out the book at the library.




Colonialism in North America did not stop with the Revolution of 1776.  It had new names:  "Westward Expansion", "Manifest Destiny"; but those who were called pioneers still did the same things based on the same values thatcaused colonialism in the first place.  The text, Lame Deer Seeker of Visions was originally published in 1972 and is the story of both Lame Deer and the Lakota nation as they were affected by our expansion.  It gives us the history and brings us up-to-date on the continues opression of America's native population.  The story Lame Deer tells is one of harsh yourth and reckless manhood, shotgun marriage and divorce, history and folklore as rich today as ever - and his fierce struggle to keep pride alive, though living as a stranger in his own ancestral land.



Wendy Green is the natural resource writer fo the University of Idaho's Rangeland Center. She earned her degree in English from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Before coming home to Idaho in 2000 to devote her time to writing and community affairs, Wendy enjoyed a thiry-year career in radio broadcasting. her free-lance articles have been published by Idaho Education News, Idaho Department of Fishe and Game, local newspapers and radio industry magazines.

Come join us and enjoy the warmth and great
conversation each book stimulates in us.