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An Important Honor for Joy Harjo and “Living Nations, Living Words”

Posted by: Robert Casper

The Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries and Museums recently presented one of its Guardians of Culture and Lifeways International Awards to the Library of Congress and Harjo for “Living Nations, Living Words,” her signature project as the nation’s first Native American poet laureate.

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“The Borders of Ourselves Along the Contours of Tradition”: An Interview with Joan Naviyuk Kane

Posted by: Anne Holmes

This interview with Joan Naviyuk Kane was conducted in 2018 as part of the Poetry and Literature Center’s online Interview Series. The series featured emerging and established literary writers in dynamic and thought-provoking conversation. Though the series is no longer active, From the Catbird Seat is reprinting these interviews to bring them new light.