Patricia Cutright, author and speaker, will offer a reading and discussion of her new book, Native Women Changing Their Worlds, on Wednesday, April 20 at noon at the Pasta Company, Ellensburg, WA. She will also address the epidemic of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls across North America. Patricia Cutright is Lakota and an enrolled member of the Cheyenne River Sioux tribe.

The event is free and open to the public with a no-host lunch. For more information email info@kittitasleague.org

Patricia Cutright (photo courtesy of CWU)

Reading and libraries have always been Patricia’s passion; recognizing how reading can empower at all ages and socio-economic levels. As a decorated librarian, Cutright’s awards include the 2003 American Library Association/LITA Gaylord Award for Achievement in Library and Information Technology; 2002 Oregon Librarian of the Year; 2017 University of Washington School Distinguished Alumnus Award; and 2016 Presidential Administrator Award from Central Washington University. She has retired from library work. Native Women Changing Their Worlds is her first book.