Through Thursday the public may purchase raffle tickets at the library for this queen size quilt. Proceeds benefit the Wapiti Women’s Club Post-High School Scholarship Program. Tickets cost $2 each or 3 tickets for $5.
7 p.m. Thursday, July 24, in Grizzly Hall. Aftermath: The Pragmatic Challenges of Restoring the Cultural Heritage of Plains Indians in the Big Horn Basin is fourth in a series of seminars about the significance of Heart Mountain to the Crow and all the people who live here.
Dr. Meister’s book After Evil (Columbia University Press, 2011) brings to light the unsettling and unsettled issues of the benefits accrued by the dominant culture and proposes ways to imagine responses to the aftermath of violent conquest that befit our justice system. Political philosopher, Robert Meister, Ph.D., Professor of Social Sciences and Political Thought at the University of California, Santa Cruz, will frame the local story against a larger backdrop of American justice. Please see summary of After Evil.
Tuesday, July 22, 2-3 p.m. in Grizzly Hall
Jay Ward will show a 35 minute DVD chronicling the four year development of the landfill. “Anyone who contributes trash should view this program to gain an understanding of what is being done on their behalf,” said Jay.
The DVD will be added to the library collection.
Aftermath: The Pragmatic Challenges of Restoring the Cultural Heritage of Plains Indians in the Big Horn Basin is the fourth annual seminar regarding the significance of Heart Mountain to the Crow tribe and the wider public audience. It takes place 7 p.m. Thursday, July 24, in Grizzly Hall, Park County Public Library, Cody.
(At left: Grant Bulltail in the arms of He Comes Up Red, his Great Grandfather who was removed from the Bighorn Basin. They are shown here next to reservation housing near Crow Agency, MT. circa 1940.)
Grant Bulltail, a Crow tribal elder, Pipe Lighter, oral historian, published author and teacher and political philosopher Robert Meister, Ph.D., will examine the moral situation of our region, where settler communities and reservations are neighbors with divergent yet inter-related societies. Dr. Meister is a Professor of Social Sciences and Political Thought at the University of California, Santa Cruz. [Read more…]
Magic comes to the Powell Branch Library, Wednesday, July 9, with a workshop at 11:30 a.m. for ages 10 and older. He will present a family magic show at 2:00 p.m. Sign-up is required for the workshop.
The amazing Cody Landstrom will appear at the Meeteetse Branch Library, Thursday, July 10. He will perform magic at 10:00 a.m., followed by a workshop at 11:00 a.m., for ages 10 and older. Sign-up is required for the workshop.
Next, he will magically appear at the Cody Library, with a workshop at 4:00 p.m.Thursday, July 10 for ages 10 and older, and a magic show at 6:30 p.m. for the whole family. Both events will be held in Grizzly Hall. Sign-up is required for the workshop and may be done in the Children’s Department.
Everyone needs magic!