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Louise Erdrich is a highly accomplished writer whose writings encompass novels, short stories, a travelogue, and a remarkable children’s series.  Her award-winning works are permeated with the Native American experience.  She grew up in North Dakota where her parents worked for the Bureau of Indian Affairs School.  She is a member of the Turtle Mountain Bank of Chippewa.

In Bismarck, North Dakota, take a  North Dakota State Capitol Tour and view the  Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award which was given to Louise Erdrich in 2013.

Find out more about Louise Erdrich on our Minnesota page.

The North Dakota State Capitol is the third stop on our North Dakota Trail!

Rebecca Blake Beech