Diane Wilson

Diane Wilson

Diane Wilson is a writer, speaker, and educator who has published two award-winning non-fiction books, numerous essays, the children’s book Ella Cara Deloria: Dakota Language Protector, and, most recently, the novel The Seed Keeper. She has received a Bush Foundation Fellowship and honors from the Minnesota State Arts Board, the Jerome Foundation, and the East Central Regional Arts Council. A Mdewakanton descendent enrolled on the Rosebud Reservation, Wilson is executive director of the Native American Food Sovereignty Alliance.

Featured Book: The Seed Keeper

Website: http://dianewilsonwords.com


  • Saturday, Sept. 24 @ 11:00 a.m. – The Seed Keeper: A Reading and Discussion – SDSU American Indian Student Center, Brookings
  • Saturday, Sept. 24 @ 12:00 p.m.Author Signing Event– Oscar Larson PAC, Room 140
  • Sunday, Sept. 25 @ 11:00 a.m. – Keeping Seeds, Restoring Gardens, Writing Culture – McCrory Gardens – Great Hall, Brookings

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