VERMILLION, S.D. – Nationally acclaimed writer and speaker Mark Charles will deliver a lecture in the Muenster University Center Ballroom Monday, Sept. 18.
The lecture, entitled “Deconstructing the Mythology of American History: the Doctrine of Discovery, Historical Trauma, and Charlottesville,” will begin at 7 p.m. The event is co-sponsored by the Native American Studies program, the Department of History and the School of Education.
Charles is the author of the popular blog “Reflections from the Hogan” and serves as the Washington D.C. correspondent and regular columnist for Native News Online. Charles is a founding partner of the national conference for Native students Would Jesus Eat Frybread?, consults with the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, and has served as a former pastor of the Christian Indian Center in Denver, Colorado. Charles’ first book, “Truth Be Told,” is due out in 2018.