Event Title

Reading: Joy Harjo

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Joy Harjo

Location

UND Memorial Ballroom

Start Date

19-3-1987 8:00 PM

End Date

19-3-1987 9:00 PM

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In this audiovisual recording from March 19, 1987 during the 18th annual UND Writers Conference: “Writers of the Purple Sage,” Joy Harjo, introduced by Robert Lewis, reads a selection of published and unpublished poems. In the reading she introduces and reads “Rainy Dawn,” “New Orleans,” “Death is a Woman,” “Fury of Rain,” “The Winning Hand,” “Santa Fe,” “For Anna May Aquash, Whose Spirit is Present Here and in the Dappled Stars,” “The Real Revolution is Love,” “Healing Animal,” “The Book of Myths,” “Grace,” “She Had Some Horses,” and “Eagle Poem.” Before the reading of each poem, Harjo explains the story behind the poem's conception, expounding on her sense of history, narrative, and dedication with each piece.

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Reading: Joy Harjo

UND Memorial Ballroom

In this audiovisual recording from March 19, 1987 during the 18th annual UND Writers Conference: “Writers of the Purple Sage,” Joy Harjo, introduced by Robert Lewis, reads a selection of published and unpublished poems. In the reading she introduces and reads “Rainy Dawn,” “New Orleans,” “Death is a Woman,” “Fury of Rain,” “The Winning Hand,” “Santa Fe,” “For Anna May Aquash, Whose Spirit is Present Here and in the Dappled Stars,” “The Real Revolution is Love,” “Healing Animal,” “The Book of Myths,” “Grace,” “She Had Some Horses,” and “Eagle Poem.” Before the reading of each poem, Harjo explains the story behind the poem's conception, expounding on her sense of history, narrative, and dedication with each piece.