Book Discussion: Neither Wolf nor Dog

May 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Vermillion Public Library
18 Church Street

Join us at the Vermillion Public Library to discuss the 2019 One Book South Dakota, ‘Neither Wolf nor Dog: On Forgotten Roads with an Indian Elder’ by Kent Nerburn.

In this 1996 Minnesota Book Award winner, the reader is drawn deep into the world of an Indian elder known only as Dan. It’s a world of Indian towns, white roadside cafes, and abandoned roads that swirl with the memories of the Ghost Dance and Sitting Bull. Readers meet vivid characters like Jumbo, the 400-pound mechanic, and Annie, an 80-year-old Lakota woman living in a log cabin. Threading through the book is the story of two men struggling to find a common voice. ‘Neither Wolf nor Dog’ takes readers to the heart of the Native American experience.

Copies will be available for checkout at the Vermillion Public Library. The book discussion will take place on Thursday, May 30th at 6:00 pm in the Vermillion Public Library Kozak Room. This program was made possible by the South Dakota Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.


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