University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)
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Carol A. Markstrom


Carol Markstrom writes nonfiction works about Native American culture and also has a published children’s book and song. In addition, Carol is a singer/songwriter whose musical inspirations include Roots, Americana, Outlaw Country and Western. She is a recent recipient of the Vocalist of the Year Award from the Academy of Western Artists! Carol writes about engaging people, places and events of the West. She is based out of Tucson and appears throughout the Southwest and has been touring in Alaska, as well. Carol’s two CDs have received highly favorable reviews, and you can listen to her songs on radio programs across the U.S. and even internationally.

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Scheduled events:
Author Pavilion - Adult Nonfiction
Carol Markstrom
I am solo a singer/songwriter who plays acoustic guitar. I perform Western-inspired folk/roots and outlaw country type tunes. Many of my original songs are set in the Southwest and some tap into Native American cultures.

The Canyon (Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Books:
Empowerment of North American Indian Girls
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
University of Nebraska Press
January 2010
ISBN 9780803232761
Paperback, 456 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

Empowerment of North American Indian Girls is an examination of coming-of-age-ceremonies for American Indian girls past and present, featuring an in-depth look at Native ideas about human development and puberty. More/less

Dance of the Desert
Children / Teens
Tate Publishing
June 2014
ISBN 9781634187350
Hardcover, 34 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

A full moon at midnight shines its spotlight! Have you heard a coyote howl or an owl hoot or the tail of a rattlesnake vibrate? In Dance of the Desert, plants and animals become a musical band and chorus. More/less

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Arizona Daily Star
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Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

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Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
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Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
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William & Mary Ross Foundation
Western National Parks Association

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