Gwen Westerman holds a PhD in English and teaches at Minnesota State University, Mankato, where she strives to make learning applicable to her students’ interests, other courses and long-range goals. She received the Douglas R. Moore Faculty Research Award for her research on Dakota history and language. Westerman co-wrote the Minnesota Book Award-winning MniSota Makoce: The Land of the Dakota with Bruce White and published a Dakota and English poetry collection, Follow the Blackbirds. Her work, including quilts and other art, is inspired by her Dakota family history.
61 PresentersFriday, Oct 4 : 3:30 pm - 4:15 pmDeadwood Mountain Grand- Event Center
62 PresentersSaturday, Oct 5 : 1:00 pm - 1:45 pmDeadwood Mountain Grand- Event Center
Saturday, Oct 5 : 4:00 pm - 4:45 pmDeadwood Mountain Grand- Conference Room