Hayes: Native Storytelling Conference
Ernestine Hayes participated in a panel at the Native American Indigenous Studies Association conference.
Ernestine Hayes participated in a panel at the Native American Indigenous Studies Association conference in Tucson on May 21. The panel, titled Chasing Truth Through Story, featured lectures A Character Leads to the Story of an Indigenous Game: Baseball by Choctaw tribal member LeAnne Howe of the University of Illinois, who is the award-winning author of Shell Shaker and Miko Kings, and Tribal Memory – Story-keepers of the 21st Century and Dakota Susan Power of the University of Minnesota, award-winning author of The Grass Dancer and Roofwalker. Ernestine’s lecture was titled “Old Stories, Modern Lives.” The NAISA conference was co-hosted by the American Indian Studies of the University of Arizona and held in the homelands of the Tohono O’odham nation.