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Ledger Art: Native American Visual Storytelling

October 9, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Manitowoc Public Library Balkansky Community Room AB

Monday, October 9, 2023, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Teens through Adults

Ledger art is pictorial storytelling and an essential expression of Indigenous perspectives at times when their voices were silenced. It gets its name from the discarded ledgers used in the 19th & 20th centuries for illustration. This visual storytelling is a timeless cultural dialogue.

Learn about the history of this art style and try your hand at it.

About the Presenter:

Mark Denning is enrolled in the Oneida Tribe of Wisconsin and his ancestry includes Menominee, Mille Lacs Ojibwe, Stockbridge-Munsee, French and English. His Anishinaabe name is Nodaway Benaise and he is Sturgeon Clan. His experience as an educator, lecturer and curriculum specialist in American Indian history and culture has taken him all over the world, working with people, communities and organizations.

His passion is helping teachers, students and businesses understand and appreciate Native American culture from a historical and contemporary point of view, to create greater understanding, teamwork and communication.

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October 9, 2023
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Manitowoc Public Library
707 Quay St
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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