Starry Skies - The Lakota Way of Seeing the Night with author S.D. NelsonJune 5, 2017
Join award-winning author and illustrator, S. D. Nelson for Starry Skies – The Lakota Way of Seeing the Night. In Lakota tradition, the night sky is the home of the Star People—the spirits of our ancestors. Using contemporary colorful illustrations, award-winning author and illustrator, S.D. Nelson shares a unique way of seeing the night and making a connection with the natural world. The stars are transformed into deer, galloping horses, hummingbirds, and other winged beings as Sister Moon dreams her way across the vaulted sky. This program is free and open to all ages. S. D. Nelson is a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in the Dakotas. He is the award-winning author and illustrator of a number of books. He lives in Flagstaff, Arizona. The Library is grateful to Fort Smith Public Schools for their invitation to host this author; this event would not be possible without their sponsorship.
Event Location and Contact Information:
Fort Smith Public Library
3201 Rogers Avenue
Fort Smith, Arkansas