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Category: Interviews

February 21, 2022, People Magazine
Poet Joy Harjo Says For 'Indigenous Cultures', the Land 'Is the Keeper of Our Bones, Stories, and Songs'

Joy Harjo reflects on loss and the things she continues to hold dear — memories of her late mother, Navajo horse songs — when describing her journey as a poet and champion of justice in her new memoir Poet Warrior. Read more

October 11, 2021, NPR - All Things Considered
Joy Harjo on inspiration behind memoir 'Poet Warrior' NPR

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo about her poetic memoir.

September 07, 2021, Fresh Air with Terry Gross - NPR
April 22, 2021, Treble
March 05, 2021, WNYC w/ Brian Lehrer
America Are We Ready for the First 100 Days?

Join the national conversation with host Brian Lehrer as the Biden/Harris administration starts its work.

President Biden’s nomination of Rep. Deb Haaland (D, NM) to be Secretary of the Interior would put a Native American (Laguna Pueblo) in...

February 14, 2021, Michael Limnios Blues Network
Q&A with internationally renowned performer and writer Joy Harjo

"Know yourself. Yes. It's the same thing. Be yourself, knowing yourself, ultimately. And then what is that? What does that mean? You know that, and you think it is simple. Well, it is not that simple, but it's the most...

September 21, 2020, Nevada Public Radio
'An Echo of Something Not Finished': Poet Laureate On These Turbulent Times

Harjo talked with State of Nevada about how art and poetry help make sense of tumultuous times.

September 18, 2020, NPR All Things Considered
May 19, 2020, Tulsa World
Tulsa's Joy Harjo talks Second Term as U.S. Poet Laureate, Quarantine

Joy Harjo talks to Tulsa World about her Second Term appointment and writing during the quarantine.

April 29, 2020, WAMU Radio - The Kojo Nmamdi Show
A Conversation with U.S. Poet Laureate

In search of insight in this time of pestilence, we turn to U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo. Harjo, the first Native American to be named poet laureate, is both an award-winning musician and author of several...