Diane Wilson: The Seed Keeper
The Social Justice Advisory Group presents Diane Wilson: The Seed Keeper
Virtual Event - Registration Required
Wednesday, February 24 at 6:30 pm
Diane Wilson's forthcoming novel The Seed Keeper is a work of historical fiction based on the true story of the forced march of Dakota women and children in Minnesota in 1862. During this virtual event, she will speak about her work, research, and inspiration. Time will be given for audience questions.
“Compelling... The Seed Keeper invokes the strength that women, land, and plants have shared with one another through the generations.” —Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of Braiding Sweetgrass
Diane Wilson is the executive director for the Native American Food Sovereignty Alliance, a national coalition of tribes and organizations working to create sovereign food systems for Native people. She is a Mdewakanton descendent, enrolled on the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota, and lives in Shafer, Minnesota.
The mission of the Friday Memorial Library Social Justice Advisory Group is to engage community members through education and conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion. By using the power of stories, the group aims to broaden perspectives, defuse fears, and build trust so that our community provides a strong, vibrant, and welcoming space for current and future generations. Friday Memorial Library acknowledges its duty in promoting citizenship and literacy and believes that creating a welcoming environment is essential in sustaining a healthy and thriving community.