Encounter at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People
Name: Encounter at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People
Date: March 29, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
Derived from her Pulitzer Prize-winning book "Encounter at the Heart of the World," the illustrated slide lectire will tell the story of North Dakota's Mandan Indians who, famous for hosting Lewis and Clark during the winter of 104-05, fought hard to survive epidemics of smallpox, whooping cough, and Norway rat invasions. In addition to the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for History, the book also won the 2015 Stubbendieck Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize, the 2015 Colorado Book Award in History, and 2015 Albert J. Beveridge Award.