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Phone (408) 924-4600
Price FREE
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Category Literary Arts
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Joy Harjo - Reading and Book Signing

Wednesday, Apr 23 7:00p

Joy Harjo is a member of the Muskoke (Creek) Nation. She has written seven books of poetry, including She Had Some Horses and The Woman Who Fell From the Sky, two books for children, and a memoir, Crazy Brave, published in 2012. Winner of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Native Writers Circle of the Americas, a United States Artists award, and the William Carlos Williams Award, she teaches in the American Indian Studies Program at the University of Illinois.

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Born in Tulsa, OK, and a member of the Muskogee Tribe, Joy Harjo has sought to blend poetry with music, incorporating Native American tribal music, jazz, and rock. While attending the Institute of American Indian Arts in New Mexico, where she was studying painting and theater, Harjo began to write poetry reflecting the political climate for Native Americans, eventually seeing her work published....
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