US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo
First Flight High School
100 Veterans Dr, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948, USA
September 7, 2020 at 7:00 PM
Join us for an evening poetry and more.
Tickets available May 1, 2020
Tickets Available May 1
In 2019, Joy Harjo became the first Native American Poet Laureate of the United States. She joins us from her hometown Tulsa, Oklahoma to talk about the responsibilities that come with this honor and the importance of representing rich Native American storytelling traditions. She talks about the transcendent nature of language, our human origins as storytellers, our innate connection to the Earth, and lessons she learned from one of her inspirations, writer N. Scott Momaday.
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