Alaka Wali, Curator at the Field Museum of Natural History,
will discuss “Seekers of Refuge: The Amazon’s Hidden Peoples." Dr. Wali is the author of two books, several monographs, and over 30 articles, and she
currently serves on the editorial board of the American Anthropologist, flagship journal of the American Anthropological Association.
This program is part of the library's 2012 "One Book, Everybody Reads" series, which is featuring best-selling author Ann Patchett's latest novel, "State of Wonder." Ms. Patchett will visit Wilmette to talk about her book on May 20 at 2:00 p.m.