Writing Across Genres: The Native American Experience

Saturday Apr 13 2019   4:00 PM
University of Southern California  Taper Hall 101, Los Angeles, CA  map

Terria Smith (Torres Martinez Cahuilla) moderates a panel featuring Dina Gilio-Whitaker (descendant of the Colville Confederated Tribes), Bird Songs Don’t Lie author Gordon Lee Johnson (Cahuilla/Cupeño), and David Treuer (Ojibwe).

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Gordon Lee JohnsonGordon Johnson is a Cahuilla/Cupeño from the Pala Indian Reservation in San Diego County, California. A former columnist and feature writer for the Riverside Press-Enterprise, he is the author of a book of collected columns, Rez Dogs Eat Beans, which was translated and published in the Czech Republic. He is also a contributor to the anthology of Inland Empire writers published by Heyday Books, Inlandia. Johnson lives in Pala and is working on his master of fine arts degree at Antioch University, Los Angeles.