This year’s conference will take place at the Mystic Lake Casino and Hotel and will last for around four days, from March 22nd to the 24th. Native Americans from all walks of life are invited to share their stories, art, prose, film, music and more. Anything cultural is sought to be shared within the conference. This year’s event features an array of speakers, including Tommy “Teebs” Pico, author of the books IRL and Nature Poem and a contributing author to Literary Hub! Keynote speakers due to say something at the 2018 Native American Literature Symposium Conference include Natalie Diaz, author of the poetry collection When My Brother Was an Aztec, as well as Joshua B. Nelson, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, a professor of English and the author of Progressive Traditions: Identity in Cherokee Literature and Culture.
The Native American Literature Symposium (NALS), in close collaboration with the Association for the Study of American Indian Literatures, or ASAIL proudly announces their 2018 conference, which will be held at the Mystic Lake Hotel and Casino on March 22nd through March 24th.