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poet joy harjo a member of the muskogee creek nation has become the first native american us poet laureate you
Poet Joy Harjo — a member of the Muskogee Creek Nation — has become the first Native American U.S. Poet Laureate.

"You hit words together with rhythm and sound quality and fierce playfulness," she says, calling her poetry a kind of music.
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joy harjo a member of the muskogee creek nation says the appointment honors the place of native people in this
Joy Harjo, a member of the Muskogee Creek Nation, says the appointment 'honors the place of Native people in this country, the place of Native people’s poetry.'
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2 harjo part of the muskogee creek nation draws on native american stories and languages to her poems are carr
2/ Harjo, part of the Muskogee Creek Nation, draws on Native American stories and languages.

"To her, poems are 'carriers of dreams, knowledge and wisdom,' and through them she tells an American story of tradition and loss, reckoning and myth-making," says one librarian.
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a member of the muskogee creek nation said she shares this honor with ancestors and teachers who inspired in
.@JoyHarjo, a member of the Muskogee Creek nation, said she shares this honor with ancestors and teachers who inspired in her a love of poetry, “who taught that words are powerful and can make change.” ✍🏽 #poetlaureate @librarycongress
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