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Sherman Alexie

Noted author Sherman Alexie speaks to 'every liberal in Billings'

Noted author Sherman Alexie speaks to 'every liberal in Billings'

Masturbation, alarm-clock sex, and a multicultural Pendleton bunny were among the topics award-winning author Sherman Alexie covered Thursday during a public talk at Rocky Mountain College.

October 23, 2014 10:15 pm Photos

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Author Sherman Alexie likes stirring up 'small-town, white conservatives'

Author Sherman Alexie likes stirring up 'small-town, white conservatives'

National Book Award-winning author Sherman Alexie doesn’t mind bothering people. He likes stirring up what he describes as “small-town, white conservatives.”

October 17, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Sherman Alexie

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“Humor is a big part of who Indians are,” award-winning author Sherman Alexie said. “Pop culture has always portrayed us as this stoic piece of granite. We have always been a very dynamic people and we will remain dynamic.”

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Sherman Alexie

Sherman Alexie

Sherman Alexie, author of “Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian,” is scheduled to present a lecture Thursday at 6 p.m. at Rocky Mountain College.

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Library, School District 2 win top honors from state library group

Library, School District 2 win top honors from state library group

The Billings Public Library and School District 2 were among the winners Thursday during the Montana Library Association’s annual conference at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center.

April 10, 2014 1:55 pm Photos

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Sherman Alexie to read at Rocky Mountain College in October

Sherman Alexie to read at Rocky Mountain College in October

Renowned author Sherman Alexie is coming to Billings in October to give the 2014 Common Read Lecture at Rocky Mountain College.

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SD2 board gets updates on bond projects, opt-out procedures for novels

School District 2 has tightened up its procedures for letting parents know what books are on the middle and high school required reading lists and how to request an alternate title.

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SD2 board gets update on bond projects, required reading opt-out

The School District 2 board will discuss on Monday night how parents can opt their children out of required reading if they find the material offensive. 

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Parents, students pack meeting in support of Alexie book

Parents, students pack meeting in support of Alexie book

A School District 2 committee is recommending that Sherman Alexie’s controversial young-adult novel “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” stay on the high school required reading list.

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Live coverage: School committee discuses removing controversial book

Live coverage: School committee discuses removing controversial book

A mother upset by the selection of Sherman Alexie’s “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian,” a young-adult novel that deals frankly with life on an American Indian reservation, is asking the School District 2 to remove the novel from its required reading list.

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Following complaint, SD2 holds hearing on Sherman Alexie novel

Following complaint, SD2 holds hearing on Sherman Alexie novel

A mother upset by the selection of a young-adult novel that deals frankly with life on an American Indian reservation is asking School District 2 for a second time to remove the novel from its required reading list.

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Pacific Northwest Book Award winners selected

A volunteer committee of independent booksellers has selected six books as winners of Pacific Northwest Book Awards.

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