Mary Louise Defender-Wilson is from the Dakota and Hidatsa tribes. She was raised speaking Dakotah, the language of the Standing Rock Sioux. Wilson began telling stories at the age of 11. In 1999, she was honored with a National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. She has also recorded two albums that were sold in the United States and Europe.
The 13th Annual Evening of American Indian Storytelling
Friday, January 29th at 7:00PM
Wisconsin Union Theater (Memorial Union), UW-Madison