Photo: Visiting writer

Posted: Friday, January 29, 2010

Visiting writer Susan Power, Lakota, left, and local author Ernestine Hayes, Tlingit, speak during a free brown-bag lecture at the Alaska State Museum on Thursday. Power, who is a poet, writer, and storyteller, has published two books, "The Grass Dancer," which won a PEN/Hemingway Award for Best First Fiction, and "Roofwalker." Hayes is a University of Alaska Southeast professor and author of "Blonde Indian: An Alaska Native Memoir," published by the University of Arizona Press, which was an American Book Award Winner in 2007.

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