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Monday, 29 December

703. The Bay Area as a Site of Resistance in Native American Literature

9:00–10:15 p.m., Lombard, Hilton

Program arranged by the Division on American Indian Literatures

Presiding: Kim Roppolo, Univ. of Lethbridge

1. “Engaged Resistance: The Poetry, Proclamations, and Paintings of Alcatraz,” Dean Rader, Univ. of San Francisco

2. “Ask No One for Your Sovereignty: John Trudell and the Affirmations of Alcatraz,” David Lewis Moore, Univ. of Montana

3. “Keeping It Real: Reading Simon Ortiz’s The San Francisco Indians as Resistance Literature,” Jane Haladay, Univ. of North Carolina, Pembroke

4. “Feminist Cries on Feminine Thighs: Indigenous Lesbians Crystos and Barbra Cameron on and in San Francisco,” Letha Rain Cranford-Gomez, Costa Mesa, CA

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