Friday, 28 December
175. Red and Black: Comparative Symbols of Survival
8:30–9:45 a.m., Plaza Ballroom B, Hyatt Regency
Program arranged by the Division on American Indian Literatures
Presiding: Chezia Brenda Thompson, Maryland Inst. Coll. of Art
1. “Nature Symbology in Native and African American Literatures Means Survivance,” Stephanie Sellers, Shippensburg Univ.
2. “An Egyptian, Pan–Native American, and Pan–African American Totems Chart,” Chezia Brenda Thompson
3. “Totems in the Classroom: Indigenous American Poetry,” Simon J. Ortiz, Arizona State Univ., Tempe