2023 (Virtual) Native American Read-in

2023 (Virtual) Native American Read-in

A FREE family-centered event celebrating Native American heritage and promoting the importance of literacy and lifelong learning.

By: Christen Bourgeois Date: January 26th, 2023

April 16, 2023 is Native-American-Read-In

This April, join HIPRC in supporting the 2023 (Virtual) Native American Read-In!

The UW Information School (iSchool), in partnership with Read-a-Rama, will co-host this FREE family-centered event virtually on Sunday, April 16th from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm (PST).

This year’s Read-in will showcase the works of Native American artists, writers, storytellers and scholars including:

  • Angeline Boulley (Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, Bear Clan from Sugar Island), YA author
  • Cynthia Leitich Smith (Muscogee Nation), author
  • Tasha Spillett (Inninewak (Cree) and Trinidadian), author, educator, poet, ceremony woman & traditional singer
  • Mandi Harris (Cherokee), emcee, iSchool MLIS alum & iSchool PhD student
  • Nicole Neidhardt (Diné (Navajo) of Kiiyaa’áanii clan), illustrator
  • Cheryl Metoyer (Cherokee), scholar
  • Tony Duncan (Apache, Arikara, Hidatsa), hoop dancer & musician
  • Violet Duncan (Plains Cree, Taino), author & hoop dancer

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The University of Washington is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, and activities. Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by April 1, 2023 to Dr. Michelle Martin at mhmarti@uw.edu.

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Although this event is free and open to the public, the UW Information School (iSchool) and Read-Rama wish to compensate creators for their work. Your gift will help us raise awareness of contemporary Native American creators and celebrate stories from tribes across North America.

Event Sponsors

This year’s event is generously funded by: CAIIS, humanities WASHINGTON, UW Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity | Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center, and the Community Foundation of Snohomish County, and Lerner.