Susan Bernardin recipient of the 2015 Beatrice Medicine Essay Award for Scholarship in American Indian Studies

Susan Bernardin (English, Chair, WGS) has received the 2015 Beatrice Medicine Essay Award for Scholarship in American Indian Studies. This Award, given by the Native Literature Symposium and funded through the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, is named in honor of the late Beatrice Medicine (Standing Rock), an acclaimed anthropologist and activist. The Award recognizes Bernardin’s essay,  “Acorn Soup Is Good Food: L. Frank, News from Native California, and the Intersections of Literary and Visual Arts,” published in Studies in American Indian Literatures (SAIL) in December 2015.