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Hampton University’s Read In – Miko Kings!

March 24, 2010

I am amazed, and honored for my novel to have been selected for Hampton University’s Read-In Event of 2009-2010.  Yesterday I heard nine remarkable papers written by students, faculty and community members that dealt with multiple aspects in Miko Kings, An Indian Baseball Story.  As readers know, chapter 3 is set at Hampton Institute.  One of the issues the book addresses is why American Indians, mainly from the Plains, were taken from their reservations and placed in boarding schools back East.   Short Answer:  Colonialism.

This evening, March 24, at 7 p.m. the Four Rivers Inter-Tribal Drum group will open the reading event at the Student Center Ballroom on the Hampton University campus.  I’ll give a short talk on federal Indian policy, and read from excerpts, as well as talk about the writing process.  If you’re in the area, the read-in is free and open to the public.  Y’all come! http://www.hamptonu.edu/

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