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Living nations, living words : an anthology of first peoples poetry / collected and with an introduction by Joy Harjo, 23rd U.S. Poet Laureate ; foreword by Carla D. Hayden, Librarian of Congress.

Harjo, Joy, (editor.). Hayden, Carla Diane, 1952- (writer of foreword.). Library of Congress, (issuing body.).

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Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch NEW LITERATURE POETRY ANTHOLOGY (Text) 37516002067442 Adult New Book Shelf-Nonfiction Available -
Syracuse Turkey Creek Twp PL - Syracuse 811 HAR (Text) 50577011215866 Adult New Books Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393867916
  • ISBN: 0393867919
  • Physical Description: xvii, 221 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2021]

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Includes index.
Summary, etc.:
"A powerful, moving anthology that celebrates the breadth of Native poets writing today. Joy Harjo, the first Native poet to serve as U.S. Poet Laureate, has championed the voices of Native peoples past and present. Her signature laureate project gathers the work of contemporary Native poets into a national, fully digital map of story, sound, and space, celebrating their vital and unequivocal contributions to American poetry. This companion anthology features each poem and poet from the project to offer readers a chance to hold the wealth of poems in their hands. With work from Natalie Diaz, Ray Young Bear, Craig Santos Perez, Sherwin Bitsui, Layli Long Soldier, among others, Living Nations, Living Words showcases, as Joy Harjo writes in her stirring introduction, "poetry [that] emerges from the soul of a community, the heart and lands of the people. In this country, poetry is rooted in the more than 500 living indigenous nations. Living Nations, Living Words is a representative offering.""-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: American poetry > Indian authors.
American poetry > 21st century.
Indians of North America > Poetry.

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