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Joy Harjo is the first Native American to be named Poet Laureate of the United States. She sits down with @HarrySmith  to talk about her goal to be a voice for those seldom heard in this week’s Sunday Closer.

Next on the @PBSAmerMasters  Podcast, Joy Harjo — the first Native American Poet Laureate of the U.S. — talks about the transcendent nature of language and our human origins as storytellers. Listen: #AmericanMastersPBS 

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November is Native American Heritage Month. Here are resources from several federal agencies, including information on our Poet Laureate, Joy Harjo.

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Book review: Poet laureate Joy Harjo casts her grand gaze upon America in new collection

“What an opportunity, a doorway for Native people,” says Joy Harjo on being the first Native American poet laureate.

This week on the Sunday Today program on NBC TV, Joy Harjo'>Poet Laureate Joy Harjo talked about poetry, music & her work with Harry Smith.

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ICYMI on #SundayTODAY : Great @HarrySmith  piece on the historic new United States Poet Laureate, Joy Harjo.

This past summer, intern Marni had the opportunity to dive in to Native American literature. From 19th c. Christian bibles written in native languages to contemporary authors like Joy Harjo, more about @SmithsonianNMAI  Library: #IndigenousPeoplesDay 

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Joy Harjo, America’s first Native American Poet laureate, is a mystic with simple yet profound ideas on how we can heal as a nation. Watch our @SuperSoul Sunday this Sunday 10/6 at 11|10c on @OWNTV  & Facebook. Or listen to the podcast “SuperSoul Conversations” this Wednesday 10/9.

NEWS: @LibnOfCongress  Carla Hayden today appointed Joy Harjo as the 23rd U.S. Poet Laureate, the first Native American to serve in the position. "Words are powerful & can make change when understanding appears impossible."

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Joy Harjo'>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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Congratulations to Joy Harjo, the next poet laureate of the United States -- and the first Native American to hold the post

Joy Harjo, a member of the Muscogee Creek Nation who has written 8 books of poetry, a memoir and 2 books for young audiences, has been named U.S. poet laureate, the first Native person to be selected for the role

Congratulations to Joy Harjo, the first Native American to serve as U.S. Poet Laureate. We are humbled by her artistry & talent. We look forward to seeing all she will achieve during her tenure in this position.

Joy Harjo Becomes The First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate

Joy Harjo has been named U.S. Poet Laureate, becoming the first Native American person to ever hold the title: "I want to bring the contribution of poetry of the tribal nations to the forefront."

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Joy Harjo, a member of the Muscogee Creek Nation who has written 8 books of poetry, a memoir and 2 books for young audiences, has been named U.S. poet laureate, the first Native person to be selected for the role

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