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Native Innovation: Indigenous American Poetry in the 21st Century

Natalie Diaz
Joy Harjo
Allison Hedge Coke
Maurice Kenny
Cedar Sigo
Orlando White
Karenne Wood
Joseph Bruchac
Day Three
Date and Time: 
March 24, 2013 - 12:45PM to 6:30PM
Event Location: 
Kray Hall
Full-Day Admission: $10; $7 for students and seniors; Poets House Members Free

• 12:45 pm Welcome with Joseph Bruchac & Allison Hedge Coke
• 1:00 pm: A Conversation with Cedar Sigo, Orlando White & Karenne Wood
• 2:30 pm: A Conversation with Joseph Bruchac, Natalie Diaz & Joy Harjo
• 4:00 pm: A Language Conversation with Natalie Diaz, Orlando White, Sherwin Bitsui & Karenne Wood
• 4:45 pm: Poetry Reading with Karenne Wood & Maurice Kenny
• 5:45 pm: Reading by Joseph Bruchac & Joy Harjo

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