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Sea of Grass: A Talk with Walter and Bunky Echo-Hawk

May 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Free
Echo-Hawk

Join us for our FREE event The Sea of Grass: Exploring Oklahoma Literature & Art, with author Walter Echo-Hawk and artist Bunky Echo-Hawk on Thursday, May 16 from 6:30-8:00 p.m.

This creative collaboration between father and son duo Walter (Pawnee) and Bunky Echo-Hawk (Pawnee and Yakama) will celebrate the resilience and survival of the human spirit in Native North America.

An articulate and versed indigenous rights activist, attorney and author, Walter Echo-Hawk will share insights from his most recent book, “The Sea of Grass,” a novelized account of the lives and times of real people whose lives were shaped by the land, animals and plants of the Central Plains and by the long sweep of Pawnee history in the grasslands, while contemporary artist Bunky Echo-Hawk will share creative expression through live painting.

A panel discussion that includes scholars and cultural experts will follow the presentation. Program attendees will also have the opportunity to purchase The Sea of Grass and get their copy signed by Walter Echo-Hawk.

Details

Date:
May 16
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Venue

Gilcrease Museum
1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road
Tulsa, OK 74127-2100 United States
Phone:
918-596-2700

Contact

Alison Rossi
Phone:
918-596-2768
Email:
alison-rossi@utulsa.edu

Other

Audience
General Public
Department
Gilcrease Museum