In her 2021 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Night Watchman, Louise Erdrich, a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, recounts how her grandfather carried the protest against the expropriation of Native Americans from rural North Dakota to Washington. Inspired by the struggle against an assimilationist policy bent on destruction, her novel is an autobiographically inspired story that reaches into the present of Indigenous communities.
The author will be joining us live over video call for the reading and conversation.
The event is part of the programme special Echo. Echo. Indigenous Voices at internationales literaturfestival berlin 2021. The series is a cooperation between the Cluster of Excellence "Temporal Communities" and the ilb.
Time & Location
Sep 17, 2021 | 06:00 PM
silent green Kulturquartier