Posts tagged as Native Americans

Craig Johnson's "The Cold Dish"

April 29, 2011 by sdc
During our April 2011 meeting, the Just Desserts mystery fiction group discussed Craig Johnsons's first Walt Longmire mystery novel, The Cold Dish This book was discussed at the Just Desserts meeting on April 28th, 2011. Whether or not you attended the actual meeting, you are welcome to share your own thoughts and opinions about this book (and series) in a reply comment to this blog post, below.

Join us next on May 19th, 2011, at South Branch Library (6:30 p.m.) -- a week earlier than usual -- as we discuss author Elizabeth George's Inspector Lynley novel, In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner. Additional titles for upcoming months' discussions have also been posted to the Book Groups page on the libraries' BookGuide web site.

And, for additional reminders about upcoming Just Desserts meetings, don't forget to sign up for the Just Desserts e-mail list. Or, if you're logged into your account on Facebook, you can visit the Events page for the Lincoln City Libraries, and mark whether or not you plan to attend upcoming sessions of Just Desserts!

What did you think of The Cold Dish?



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Native American Law After Standing Bear

March 18, 2011 by Webmaster


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One Book, One LincolnJohn Snowden, Professor Emeritus at the University of Nebraska College of Law, discusses the history of Native American law in connection with the book I am a Man: Chief Standing Bear's Journey for Justice by Joe Starita, the 2010 One Book, One Lincoln selection.





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Tagged in: "One Book One Lincoln", Indians, Native Americans, law,
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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.





Tagged in: OBOL, "One Book One Lincoln", I Am a Man, Native Americans, law, legal issues, John Snowden, program,
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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.



Tagged in: OBOL, "One Book One Lincoln", I Am a Man, Native Americans, law, legal issues, John Snowden,
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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.



Tagged in: OBOL, "One Book One Lincoln", I Am a Man, Standing Bear, law, Native Americans, John Snowden,
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