Many notable native writers will be on hand for mini-lectures and book signings. The lineup includes: Beverly Ortiz, (After the First Full Moon in April), Beverly Ogle (Whisper of the Maidu), Albert Hurtado (Indian Survival on the California Frontier), Alicia Funk (Living Wild - Gardening, Cooking, and Healing With Native Plants), Brendan Lindsay (Murder State: California's Native American Genocide, 1846-1873), William Bauer (We Were All Like Migrant Workers Here), Alison Owings (Indian Voices - Listening to Native Americans), James Sandos (Converting California - Indians and Franciscans in the Missions), Olympic gold medalist Billy Mills (Lessons of a Lakota) and Justin Farmer (Basketry Plants Used by Western American Indians).
What: Meet the Authors! Native Literature Showcase
Where: California State Indian Museum, 2618 K St., Sacramento
When: Nov. 10, 10 to 3 p.m. Author mini-lectures scheduled every half hour.
Cost: adults $3; youths (6-17) $2
For more info: 916-324-8112, 916-324-0971 or website
PHOTO CREDIT: Author and Olympic gold medalist Billy Mills in his Fair Oaks home. 2000 Sacramento Bee photograph by Laura Chun