November 27, 2020 – National Poet Laureate Joy Harjo discusses and reads her poem “For Those Who Would Govern” at an event in the fall of 2019 at the Institute of American Indian Arts. Harjo is the nation’s first-ever native American Poet Laureate. And just this month, she was appointed by the Library of Congress to a third term beginning in September 2021. Harjo is only the second poet to be honored with a third term.
Guest: Joy Harjo, National Poet Laureate
New National Poet Laureate Joy Harjo Interview
Let There Be No Regrets Reading
For Earth’s Grandsons (And Granddaughters) Reading
For Calling the Spirit Back From Wandering the Earth in its Human Feet Reading
Bourbon and Blues (for T.C. Cannon) Reading
Poet Laureate Joy Harjo Performs “How To Write a Poem in a Time of War”