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Laborfest: Ending Stereotypes on Waitresses and Native Americans
Date Thursday July 22
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Modern Times Bookstore - 888 Valencia St near 20th, San Francisco, near 24th St BART
Event Type Teach-In
Organizer/Author
Down with Stereotypes! Conversations with Waitresses and Native Americans
Alison Owings, author of Hey, Waitress! The USA from the Other Side of the Tray and the forthcoming Indian Voices / Listening to Native Americans, will read excerpts from both works. This evening will feature the tale of Beulah Compton, a waitress union leader in Seattle in the 1940's and 1950's, and Tom Phillips (Kiowa), a powwow emcee who also works as a drug counselor at the Friendship House American Indian Healing Center -- just blocks away from Modern Times.
LaborFest discounted copies of Hey, Waitress! will be available for purchase.
See also:
http://www.alisonowings.com
http://www.friendshiphousesf.org/
http://www.mtbs.com/
http://www.laborfest.net/2010/2010schedule.htm
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Jun 23rd, 2010 7:37 AM

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