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Staci Drouillard Presents on Chippewa City at Grand Marais Library

Grand Marais, MN, February 20, 2024

Grand Marais Public Library invites the public to join Staci Lola Drouillard for a presentation called Chip­pewa City: Home and the History of Small Plac­es. The talk takes place on Wednesday, March 6, 2024 at 6 PM. All are wel­come. The event is free and open to the public.

Staci Lola Drouillard is a Grand Portage Band of Ojibwe direct descendant. She lives and works in her hometown of Kitchibito­big—Grand Marais, on Minnesota’s North Shore of Lake Superior. Her first book, Walking the Old Road: A People’s Histo­ry of Chippewa City and the Grand Marais Anishi­naabe (UMP, 2019) won the Hamlin Garland Prize in Popular History, the Northeastern Minnesota Book Award for nonfic­tion and was a finalist for a Minnesota Book Award. Her second book Seven Aunts (UMP, 2022) won the 2023 Minnesota Book Award for Memoir and Creative nonfiction, the Northeastern Minnesota Book Award, and was a “Minnesota Reads” selec­tion at the Library of Con­gress National Book Festi­val. Staci works as a radio producer for WTIP North Shore Community Radio and authors the monthly column Nibi Chronicles for Great Lakes Now, a branch of Detroit Public Media.

This program is made possible thanks to sup­port from the Library Friends of Cook County. It is Grand Marais Public Library’s mission to in­crease knowledge, inspire creativity, remove barri­ers, and build community across Cook County. Are you interested in learn­ing about free, upcoming events at the library? Ac­cess our downloadable calendar via grandmara­islibrary.org, or call us at 218-387-1140.

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