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May 04, 2024
Brown to confer honorary degrees on nine distinguished leaders at Commencement 2024

Brown Uni­ver­si­ty will con­fer hon­orary doc­tor­ates on nine can­di­dates who have achieved great dis­tinc­tion in a vari­ety of fields. Joy Har­jo is among these nine candidates. 

April 20, 2024, The Hopkins Review
March 29, 2024, NPR
March 05, 2024, Indian Country Today
On Behalf of the Ancestors

We humans are sto­ry mak­ers. We become part of a matrix of sto­ries when we accept breath. We are con­nect­ed to the sto­ries of every crea­ture, plant, and oth­er beings. We are each giv­en the task to bring under­stand­ing and…

March 04, 2024, The Heights - For a Greater Boston College
Spirituality, Humanity, and Purpose: Joy Harjo Shares Her Life Through Poetry

Poet­ry tran­scends indi­vid­ual iden­ti­ty and serves as a ves­sel for greater mean­ing, accord­ing to Joy Harjo.

February 13, 2024, BNN
Rising Indigenous Voices: Reconnecting with Ancestral Lands and Preserving Cultural Heritage

As a mem­ber of the Musco­gee (Creek) Nation, Har­jo has made her mark in the lit­er­ary world with her poet­ry, plays, chil­dren’s books, mem­oirs, and music albums. Her col­lab­o­ra­tion with Goade on the book REMEM­BER’ invites young read­ers to reflect…

February 11, 2024, OU Daily
Gaylord College to honor Joy Harjo with Lumine Lifetime Achievement Award

Joy Har­jo, the 23rd poet lau­re­ate of the Unit­ed States, will be award­ed Gay­lord Col­lege of Jour­nal­ism and Mass Com­mu­ni­ca­tion’s 2024 Lumine Life­time Achieve­ment Award,

February 10, 2024, Poetry Society
Announcing the 2024 Frost Medalist, Joy Harjo

The Poet­ry Soci­ety of Amer­i­ca is pleased to announce that Joy Har­jo is the 2024 recip­i­ent of the Frost Medal for dis­tin­guished life­time achieve­ment in poet­ry. Named for Robert Frost, and first giv­en in 1930, the Frost Medal is one…

February 07, 2024, The Boston Globe
February 05, 2024, The Washington Post
Remembering the Man Made of Words

Joy Har­jo reflects on N. Scott Moma­day for the Wash­ing­ton Post