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September 2015 in Missoula, Montana: A Celebration of the Written Word
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Saturday, September 12 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Plateau Native Art and Poetry: Vic Charlo and Debra Magpie Earling

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In conjunction with the exhibition Terrain: Plateau Native Art and Poetry, the Missoula Art Museum presents two poets featured in the Terrain portfolio, Debra Magpie Earling and Vic Charlo.

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Vic Charlo

Victor Charlo was born in 1938, a child of World War II. As a child, he contracted infantile paralysis, and he was expected to die. But Jerome, a medicine man, doctored him only once,and he got well. In Put Šeỳ: Good Enough, Victor says this about his writing: “There are a lot ofthings I was told I shouldn’t write about, and so to compensate, I write around those things. .. . I write about things that are Native because... Read More →
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Debra Magpie Earling

Debra Magpie Earling is the Director of the University of Montana Creative Writing Program. Her novel Perma Red (Putnam, 2002) won the Western Writers Association Spur Award, WWA’s Medicine Pipe Bearer Award for Best First Novel, a WILLA Literary Award and the American Book Award. The Lost Journals of Sacajewea (Koch editions, 2010),  a collaboration with photographer Peter Rutledge Koch, re-invents the life of... Read More →


Saturday September 12, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Missoula Art Museum - Frost Gallery 335 N Pattee St, Missoula, MT 59802

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