Friday, February 22, 2008

The Native American Literature Symposium

The Native American Literature Symposium, Many Voices, One Center.

The date is: March 27-29,
The location is: Minneapolis, MN.

The Native American Literature Symposium is organized by an independent group of indigenous scholars committed to making a place where Native voices can be heard.
Since 2002, we have brought together some of the most influential voices in Native America to share our stories-- in art, prose, poetry, film, religion, history, politics, music, philosophy, and science --from our worldview.

With literature as a crossroads where many forms of knowledge meet—art, history, politics, science, religion—we welcome everyone once again to join us in spirited participation on all aspects of American Indian studies. There will be panel discussions, readings, exhibits, demonstrations, and workshops highlighting the heritage and impact of Native Americans on current American literature.

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The host facility for the symposium will be the Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
owned and operated by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community.

Please note that the Mystic Lake Casino is an alcohol-free facility and respect their policies.

Conference rates: Guest room rates are $79 based on single/double occupancy. There is a $10 charge for each additional person with a maximum of 5 people per room. Be sure to mention that you are with the Native American Literature Symposium when you make your reservations to ensure that you receive the conference rate.
After March 1, 2008, the unreserved portion of our guestroom block will be released and any reservation requests received after this date will be subject to standard guest room rates and availability.

Air Travel: Book your flights into Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota.

Ground Transportation: Shuttles and rental cars are available at Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport.

If you are renting a car and are willing to share a ride with other participants,
also notify the Registration Coordinator.
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