Saturday, October 13, 2012

KANSAS NATIVE SHARES AWARD

Dr. Timothy J. Kloberdanz, a native of Sterling, is the co-author of a comprehensive book of folklore, Sundogs and Sunflowers: Folklore and Folk Art of the Northern Great Plains. Co-author is Troyd A.Geist, a folklorist. Dr. Kloberdanz is professor emeritus at North Dakota State University.

Described as a groundbreaking compilation thirty years in the making, the volume includes materials and photographs from northern plains states and the Canadian provinces of Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. It has recently received a “Notable Award” designation from the American Library Association.

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