Native Innovation: Indigenous American Poetry in the 21st Century

Natalie Diaz
,
Allison Hedge Coke
,
Orlando White
,
Cedar Sigo
,
Santee Frazier
,
Roberta Hill
Day One
Date and Time: 
March 22, 2013 - 6:00PM
Event Location: 
Kray Hall
Admission: 
Full-Day Admission: $10; $7 for students and seniors; Poets House Members Free

• 6:00 pm: Reception and Welcome with Joseph Bruchac & Allison Hedge Coke
• 7:00 pm: Reading by Natalie Diaz & Orlando White
• 8:00 pm: Reading by Santee Frazier, Cedar Sigo & Roberta Hill

Part of Native Innovation: Indigenous American Poetry in the 21st Century, a landmark symposium bringing together a new generation of Native American poets in a convocation of readings and conversations for an in-depth look at the dynamic state of current Native American poetry and poetics in the 21st century. Featuring leading Native American poets and co-curated by Joseph Bruchac and Allison Hedge Coke, this event examines a range of issues, including native languages, traditional storytelling, formal innovation and Native American politics and more.

Event Sponsored By: 
Presented by Poets House in partnership with the National Museum of the American Indian and with support from the Lannan Foundation. Co-sponsored by Copper Canyon Press and the University of Arizona Press.
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations