Don & Catharine Bryan Cultural Series - Virtual Reading by the US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo

Thu, September 10, 2020
7:30 PM
Virtual Event (Outer Banks, North Carolina)

In 2019, Joy Harjo became the first Native American Poet Laureate of the United States. She joins us from her hometown Tulsa, Oklahoma to talk about the responsibilities that come with this honor and the importance of representing rich Native American storytelling traditions. She talks about the transcendent nature of language, our human origins

as storytellers, our innate connection to the Earth, and lessons she learned from one of her inspirations, writer N. Scott Momaday.