Telling the Truth About Our Ancestors with Louise Dunlap @ Napa Library

Telling the Truth About Our Ancestors

Local Author Talk with Louise Dunlap – Thursday, November 10th, 6:00-7:00pm

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, spend time with Louise Dunlap and her new book Inherited Silence:  Listening to the Land, Healing the Colonizer Mind. A descendant of Napa founder Nathan Coombs, Dunlap looks back at early settlement history, and why the true story of her ancestors and the Indigenous people of Napa Valley was kept silent for so long. Enjoy brief readings from the book followed by a Q&A. Napa Bookmine will have copies of the book to sign and sell. Sponsored by the Napa Valley Genealogical Society and the Napa County Historical Society. Registration is required. This event is available to attend in-person or virtually over Zoom. Please specify the type of ticket you would like when registering. Register here: For more information, please call 707-253-4235.

This event is hosted by the Napa County Library.

Event address: 
580 Coombs
Napa, CA 94559
Inherited Silence: Listening to the Land, Healing the Colonizer Mind By Louise Dunlap Cover Image
ISBN: 9781613321706
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: New Village Press - September 6th, 2022

An insightful look at the historical damages early colonizers of America caused and how their descendants may recognize and heal the harm done to the earth and the native peoples