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  • Birchbark Books is delighted to welcome Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz (An Indigenous People's History of the United States) and Dina Gilio-Whitaker for an event in celebration of their new book "All the Real Indians Died Off": And 20 Other Myths about Native Americans. Tackling a wide range of myths about Native American culture and history that have misinformed generations, the authors trace how these ideas evolved, disrupting enduring myths and challenging readers to rethink what they have been taught.…
  • Birchbark Books welcomes Gerald Vizenor for a reading from his new book Treaty Shirts: October 2034—A Familiar Treatise on the White Earth Nation. In this masterful, candid, surreal, and satirical allegory set in an imagined future, seven natives are exiled from federal sectors that have replaced the federal reservation system. Banished because of their dedication to a democratic ethos, they declare a new, egalitarian nation on an island in Lake of the Woods—a lake bordering Ontario and M…
  • Join Birchbark Books for an open house with celebrated cook and author Beth Dooley to mark the arrival of her new book In Winter's Kitchen: Growing Roots and Breaking Bread in the Northern Heartland. In Winter’s Kitchen reveals how a food movement with deep roots in the Heartland isn't only thriving, it's presenting solutions that could feed a country. Stop by anytime from 5:30-8pm for drinks and treats as well as readings from Beth and her special guests. Visit the event webpage for m…
  • Young adult author Henry Turner will be at Birchbark Books signing copies of his debut novel Ask the Dark. Gripping and powerful, this gritty atmospheric mystery comes to vivid life through the unique voice of a hero as unlikely as he is unforgettable. A stunning tale of redemption. Come and meet the author!
  • The Birchbark Books Reading Series is pleased to present Linda LeGarde Grover (The Road Back to Sweetgrass), Tom Hennen (Darkness Sticks to Everything), Ilze Klavina Mueller (The Annele Trilogy), and Greg Watson (All the World at Once). Curated by Michael Kiesow Moore and Ardie Medina, the reading series features new, emerging, and established writers. View the series flyer for details about the writers and the event. This is a fantastic lineup and is sure to be a special night. Hope…
  • Join Birchbark Books and Milkweed Editions at Lake of the Isles Lutheran Church on Wednesday, May 20th for an event celebrating and sharing the work of Richard Wagamese and Robin Wall Kimmerer, leading into a discussion of the powerful ways we use stories—in both nonfiction and fiction—to define ourselves and the world around us. One of Canada’s foremost writers, Richard Wagamese will be celebrating the release of his new novel Medicine Walk. Robin Wall Kimmerer is a botanist and profe…
  • Join Birchbark Books and Milkweed Editions for an event celebrating and sharing the work of Richard Wagamese and Robin Wall Kimmerer, leading into a discussion of the powerful ways we use stories—in both nonfiction and fiction—to define ourselves and the world around us. One of Canada’s foremost writers, Richard Wagamese will be celebrating the release of his new novel Medicine Walk. Robin Wall Kimmerer is a botanist and professor of plant ecology. Her recent book Braiding Sweetgrass: …