Amerind Free Online Children’s Book Reading with Violet Duncan

Violet Duncan

Amerind Free Online Children’s Book Reading with Violet Duncan

 

Amerind Free Online

Children’s Book Reading with Violet Duncan

Saturday, August 13, 2022, 11:00 am – Arizona Time

Sponsored by Desert Diamond Casinos

Join Amerind as we welcome author Violet Duncan (Plains Cree and Taino from Kehewin Cree Nation) for an online children’s book reading. After becoming a mother of four, Violet saw a need for Native American representation in literature. She took it upon herself to author three children’s books; I am NativeWhen We Dance, and Let’s Hoop Dance! She has recently joined the family of Penguin Random House with two new children’s books coming out 2023-2024. Violet is currently the Indigenous Cultural Advisor at the Tempe Center for the Arts, where she aims to create space for a permanent program of Indigenous performance and practice. Enjoy this special opportunity to listen to Violet share her stories with you and your family, followed by a Q&A.

Violet Duncan is Plains Cree and Taino from Kehewin Cree Nation. Touring nationally and internationally since 1991, she has performed for audiences across the United States, Canada and Europe through work as a Native dancer, hoop dancer, choreographer, storyteller and author. Violet is a former “Miss Indian World,” representing Indigenous Peoples of North America. Violet has over 20 years of experience as a facilitator and mentor and has been a motivational speaker to Native Women and Youth. She has an incredible ability to engage and connect with young people. Much of her work is centered on strengthening and empowering Indigenous Youth. After becoming a mother of four and seeing the need for Native representation in literature, she took it upon herself to author three award winning children’s books, I am Native, When We Dance and Lets Hoop Dance! She has recently joined the family of Penguin Random House with two new children’s books coming out 2023/24. Violet is currently the Indigenous Cultural Advisor at the Tempe Center for the Arts, where she aims to create space for a permanent program of Indigenous performance and practice.

Find out more about Violet at www.violetduncan.com

This online program is free, but space is limited. To register, visit: https://bit.ly/AmerindOnline081322

Free Online Children’s Book Reading with Violet Duncan

Free Online Children’s Book Reading with Violet Duncan

Saturday, November 14, 2020, 11:00 am – Arizona Time

Join Amerind as we welcome author Violet Duncan (Plains Cree of Kehewin Cree Nation and Taino) for an online children’s book reading. After becoming a mother of four, Violet saw a need for Native American representation in literature. She took it upon herself to author three children’s books; I am NativeWhen We Dance, and Let’s Hoop Dance! She is now a featured storyteller at national, as well as international festivals and is currently a professor at the South Mountain Community College: Storytelling Institute. Enjoy this special opportunity to listen to Violet share her stories with you and your family, followed by a Q&A.

This online program is free, but space is limited.
To register visit: http://bit.ly/AmerindOnline111420