Event Title

Panel: Sacred Ground, Sacred Words

Location

UND Memorial Ballroom

Start Date

7-4-1989 12:00 PM

End Date

7-4-1989 1:00 PM

Description

This audiovisual recording from April 7, 1989 as part of the 20th annual UND Writing Conference: “Circle of Many Colors,” William Least Heat-Moon, N. Scott Momaday, Leslie Silko, and Charlene Blue Horse forming the panel “Sacred Ground, Sacred Words.” The panelists discuss the sentiment expressed by Grace Paley at the 1979 UND Writers Conference about the likelihood of apocalypse caused by nuclear weapons, mortality, the change of Indian medicine and ceremony, the relationship between political writing and character, the impact of landscape on their writing, teaching values to children, preservation and availability of sacred places, and their approach to language.

Note: A portion of this panel is not recorded.

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Apr 7th, 12:00 PM Apr 7th, 1:00 PM

Panel: Sacred Ground, Sacred Words

UND Memorial Ballroom

This audiovisual recording from April 7, 1989 as part of the 20th annual UND Writing Conference: “Circle of Many Colors,” William Least Heat-Moon, N. Scott Momaday, Leslie Silko, and Charlene Blue Horse forming the panel “Sacred Ground, Sacred Words.” The panelists discuss the sentiment expressed by Grace Paley at the 1979 UND Writers Conference about the likelihood of apocalypse caused by nuclear weapons, mortality, the change of Indian medicine and ceremony, the relationship between political writing and character, the impact of landscape on their writing, teaching values to children, preservation and availability of sacred places, and their approach to language.

Note: A portion of this panel is not recorded.