Diane Wilson

diane wilson

Dates: Thursday, Nov 17, 2022 – 

Diane Wilson (Dakota) is a writer, speaker, and educator, who has published two award-winning books, a middle-grade biography, as well as essays in numerous publications. Her new novel, The Seed Keeper, was released by Milkweed Editions.  Her other books include Spirit Car: Journey to a Dakota Past and Beloved Child: A Dakota Way of Life. Wilson is the former Executive Director for the Native American Food Sovereignty Alliance, a national coalition of tribes and organizations working to create sovereign food systems for Native people. She is a Mdewakanton descendent, enrolled on the Rosebud Reservation.

Sponsor(s): This event is part of the Environmental Humanities Speaker Series and the "On Native Ground" Initiative at the Humanities Research Center. Co-sponsored by the Virginia Humanities, and VCU Libraries, the Department of English, the Department of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies and the Honors College at VCU.

Event contact: Humanities Research Center, hrc@vcu.edu