The Nolumbeka Project presents: William Apess, Standing Rock, and the 1833 Mashpee Resistance with Professor Drew Lopenzina
Drew Lopenzina hales from Western Massachusetts and teaches Early American and Native American literatures at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. His recently published second book, Through an Indian’s Looking Glass (University of Massachusetts Press) is a cultural biography of the Pequot activist and minister William Apess, who was born in Colrain, the first Native American to write and publish his own book length treatises and memoirs in the 1820’s and 30’s. Lopenzina is also the author of Red Ink: Native Americans Picking up the Pen in the Colonial Period, and numerous essays in journals. Free. Co-sponsored by the Nolumbeka Project and DCR.