EventsLOCAL ROOTS: An Afternoon of Poetry and Indigenous Edibles

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LOCAL ROOTS: An Afternoon of Poetry and Indigenous Edibles

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Belmont

Description

San Mateo County Libraries with San Mateo County Poet Laureate Aileen Cassinetto present LOCAL ROOTS: Poetry & Indigenous Edibles.

We welcome Ron Riekki, author of My Ancestors Are Reindeer Herders and I Am Melting In Extinction: Saami-American Non-Fiction, Fiction, and Poetry and Chef/Lecturer John Farais, Native Plant Specialist and Food Educator.

Poetry Reading by:

Caroline Goodwin, San Mateo County Poet Laureate 2014-2016

Jacki Rigoni, Belmont Poet Laureate 2018-2021

Lisa Rosenberg, San Mateo County Poet Laureate 2017-2018

Tanu Wakefield, Belmont Poet Laureate 2015-2018

This family-friendly event includes poetry reading and food tasting. However, space is limited, and RSVPs are required.

Please RSVP on smcl.org/events or by calling us at (650) 591-8286.

Program:
Native American Heritage Month
Suitable for:
Teens
Adults
55+
All Ages
Tweens
Young Adults
Type:
Author Programs
Celebrations, Festivals
Community
Writing, Poetry
Language:
English

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