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Final 2010 One Book One Lincoln program is tonight!

November 30, 2010 by sdc

Just a reminder to those who are interested in participating in One Book One Lincoln programming -- the final public event of the 2010 One Book season is tonight:

Native American Law After Standing Bear

Tuesday, November 30, 2010, 7:00 p.m.
Gere Branch Library
2400 S. 56th St.

John Snowden, Professor Emeritus at the UNL Law College, will discuss the history of Native American law from the period after Standing Bear's trial to today. A Lincoln City Libraries staff representative will provide some background on the Standing Bear story and the One Book experience. Professor Snowden's presentation will last approximately 20-25 minutes, followed by questions from the audience.

Professor Snowden is an authority on Native American law from the mid-19th century to the present and has taught courses on the subject. Note that the program will not be an examination of the Standing Bear trial, but more of a look at how Native law since that time has impacted first peoples.





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Reminder - Final One Book One Lincoln 2010 Program

November 23, 2010 by sdc

Just a reminder to those who are interested in participating in One Book One Lincoln programming -- the final public event of the 2010 One Book season (barring late-scheduled programs) is this coming Tuesday evening:

Native American Law After Standing Bear

Tuesday, November 30, 2010, 7:00 p.m.
Gere Branch Library
2400 S. 56th St.

John Snowden, Professor Emeritus at the UNL Law College, will discuss the history of Native American law from the period after Standing Bear's trial to today. A Lincoln City Libraries staff representative will provide some background on the Standing Bear story and the One Book experience. Professor Snowden's presentation will last approximately 20-25 minutes, followed by questions from the audience.

Professor Snowden is an authority on Native American law from the mid-19th century to the present and has taught courses on the subject. Note that the program will not be an examination of the Standing Bear trial, but more of a look at how Native law since that time has impacted first peoples.



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New One Book Program - Native American Law After Standing Bear

November 04, 2010 by sdc

One Book - One Lincoln fans --

Two new One Book - One Lincoln events have been added to the One Book calendar.  For those who are interested and available to attend, here's the information about the Native American Law Since Standing Bear:

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010 - 7:00 p.m.
Gere Branch Library
2400 S. 56th St..

John Snowden, Professor Emeritus at the UNL Law College, will discuss the history of Native American law from the period after Standing Bear's trial to today. A Lincoln City Libraries staff representative will provide some background on the Standing Bear story and the One Book experience. Professor Snowden's presentation will last approximately 20-25 minutes, followed by questions from the audience.

Professor Snowden is an authority on Native American law from the mid-19th century to the present and has taught courses on the subject. Note that the program will not be an examination of the Standing Bear trial, but more of a look at how Native law since that time has impacted first peoples.

 

In addition, another local appearance by Joe Starita has been announced -- although not sponsored by Lincoln City Libraries. Our friends at Indigo Bridge Bookstore will be hosting an appearance by Starita on November 21st at their store, He will read from I Am a Man, and discuss his experiences writing it. He will also sign copies after his presentation. This appearance is in part to celebration Native American History Month in November.



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I Am a Man - Book Discussion opportunity tonight!!

October 28, 2010 by sdc

One Book fans --

Tonight is the last of the scheduled "public" book discussions for 2010 for the One Book - One Lincoln selection, I Am a Man. If you are available and are interested in participating in a discussion of Joe Starita's book, you are encouraged to join fellow readers at:

Barnes & Noble Booksellers -- 5150 O St. -- 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Two book discussion groups have invited One Book fans to join them for discussions in early 2011. Check out the One Book - One Lincoln Discussion Groups page for more information regarding dates, times and locations.

If your private book group would like to have a librarian lead a discussion of I Am a Man, please don't hesitate to contact us. If your private group is willing to have other One Book fans join you for a discussion session, please let us know, with contact, location and timing information, so we can promote that opportunity on the One Book - One Lincoln site!



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New One Book program - Native American Read-In 2010

October 22, 2010 by sdc

One Book - One Lincoln fans --

A new One Book - One Lincoln event has been added to the One Book calendar with very short notice.  For those who are interested and available to attend, here's the information about the 2010 Native American Read-In:

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010 - Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Ponca Tribe of Nebraska - Lincoln Office
1701 E St.

Judi M. gaiashkibos, Executive Director Nebraska Commission of Indian Affairs; Christine Lesiak, Executive Producer at NET Television; Mary Kathryn Nagle, attorney and playwright; and Larry Wright, Jr., Chairman of the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska, will read selections from and discuss the impact of the 2010 One Book-One Lincoln title I Am a Man: Chief Standing Bear's Journey to Justice. Author Joe Starita will also be in attendance and Channel 5 City TV will film the event to air in celebration of November's Native American Heritage Month. The public is invited to attend the read-in.

For those who can't attend -- we'll post information and/or links, once the Channel 5 City TV broadcast becomes available!



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