David is delighted to meet with book clubs via Zoom or Skype for no charge, and he’ll even provide extras (deleted book chapters, new short stories) not available anywhere else! Please contact David directly.
Watch this space for new items that you can use in your book clubs, coming soon.
Author interview: Here’s an interview with David about WINTER COUNTS and his background. Weiden author interview_compressed
Topics and questions for discussion: Here are some discussion questions that you can use to begin a conversation about WINTER COUNTS. WINTER COUNTS discussion questions_compressed
Resources: If you are interested in learning more about legal issues that affect Natives, please check out the organizations listed below. David is currently working on an effort to have the Major Crimes Act amended or overturned, so that Native nations will again have the authority to prosecute crimes that occur on their own territory.
–Denver Indian Family Resource Center: This organization seeks to protect Native families by ensuring that the Indian Child Welfare Act is properly implemented. David served on the Board of Directors for DIFRC for years and still supports it.
If you are interested in donating to an organization that assists the Lakota people, One Spirit helps elders and families in need on the Pine Ridge reservation. The Tree of Life is an organization that assists families on the Rosebud reservation. The Rosebud Sioux Tribe is also soliciting assistance for their COVID-19 Disaster Relief Fund.