Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma

Native Guard by Natasha Tretheway

Mon., Feb. 12, 6:30 p.m.

Natasha Tretheway, one of the finest living poets in the U.S., offers an accessible collection of related poems that explore her own childhood history in the South alongside an exploration of the history of the Louisiana “Native Guard,” an African American branch of the National Guard that served during the Civil War.  Discussion led by Dr. John Coward.