Local authors Tinker Schuman (Migizikwe) and John Bates will read from a selection of their prose and poetry centered around the seasonal turnings in nature and in our lives.
Tinker Schuman is a free verse published poet, storyteller, and spiritual helper. She is a member of the Ojibwe Nation of Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin. Her Native name is Migizikwe, or Eagle Woman. As a poet, her work is established in Native American heritage, but is related and relevant to all walks of life, the pathways of travel on Mother Earth. She is the author of a trilogy entitled Reflections, with the first volume titled Reborn in the Sun. She is also the co-author of The Healing Blanket and a poetry CD All My Relatives: Gakina Nin De Was Maa. Her many accolades include being presented with the ‚ÄúElder of the Year Award‚Äù by the Wisconsin Indian Education Association.
John Bates is the author of ten books and a contributor to seven others, all of which focus on the natural history of the Northwoods. His poetry has been published in the Oxford Magazine, Wisconsin Academy Review, Albatross, and The Northern Review, and in five science-art exhibits. John‚Äôs book of poetry, Cold to the Bone, came out in 2017. His most recent non-fiction book is Wisconsin‚Äôs Wild Lakes: A Guide to the Last Undeveloped, Natural Lakes.
August 11 @ 1:00 pm
The Warehouse Art Center
107 South Railroad Street Eagle River, Wisconsin 54521