Writers’ Block Gordon Lee Johnson

Sunday, October 27, 2019
2 PM

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Columnist and author Gordon Lee Johnson (Cahuilla/Cupeño) joins us to discuss his book Bird Songs Don’t Lie: Writings from the Rez, a moving collection of short stories and essays set on the fictional San Ignacio reservation in Southern California. Combining wry wit, unforgettable characters, and Johnson’s own experience living on the Pala Indian Reservation in north San Diego County, Bird Songs Don’t Lie offers Johnson’s unique perspective on, as he puts it, “Native life today in my eyes.” The book is available in the Museum Store, and Johnson will be on hand to sign books. This program is presented in honor of the exhibitions of contemporary Native American art, When I Remember, I see Red: American Indian Art and Activism in California and Pueblo Dynasties: Master Potters from Matriarchs to Contemporaries.

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