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Joy Harjo

Joy Harjo

Harjo, Joy
Title: Joy Harjo
Reading Date: Thursday, December 1, 2016

Welcome-26072

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by Tyler Meier

Introduction-26074

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by Pam Uschuk

Opening remarks and song-26076

"My House Is the Red Earth," "If You Look with the Mind of the Swirling Earth," and "Don't Bother the Earth Spirit"-26078

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Harjo, Joy. How We Became Human: New and Selected Poems. New York: Norton, 2002.

"Once the World Was Perfect"-26080

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Differs from published version.


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Harjo, Joy. Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings. New York: Norton, 2015.

"Rabbit Is Up to Tricks"-26082

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Differs from published version.


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Harjo, Joy. Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings. New York: Norton, 2015.

"Entering the Principality of O'ahu by Sky Roads"-26084

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Harjo, Joy. Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings. New York: Norton, 2015.

"Rainy Dawn"-26086

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Harjo, Joy. How We Became Human: New and Selected Poems. New York: Norton, 2002.

"Talking with the Sun"-26088

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Differs slightly from published version.


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Harjo, Joy. Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings. New York: Norton, 2015.

"Indian School Night Song Blues"-26090

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Harjo, Joy. Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings. New York: Norton, 2015.

"Humans were created...," "When I woke up...," "This is only one...," "Where we lived...," "Midnight is a horn player...," "When I walk over to join you...," "The day went on...," "Everyone comes into the world..."-26092

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Differs slightly from published versions. Includes jazz interludes played on the saxophone. 


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Harjo, Joy. Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings. New York: Norton, 2015.

"By the Way"-26094

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Harjo, Joy. "By the Way." The New Yorker, vol. 92, no. 40, 5 Dec. 2016, pp. 52-53.

"For Calling the Spirit Back from Wandering the Earth in Its Human Feet"-26096

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Differs from published version.


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Harjo, Joy. Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings. New York: Norton, 2015.

"Equinox"-26098

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Differs slightly from published version.


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Harjo, Joy. Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings. New York: Norton, 2015.

Question and Answer Session-26100

Reading Date: Thursday, December 1, 2016
Series: Fall Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Africana Studies Department, UA Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice, UA College of Science, UA Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry, UA Institute of the Environment, UA Poetry Center
Location(s): UA Poetry Center

Joy Harjo reads from Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings (2015) and How We Became Human: New and Selected Poems (2002). She also plays flute and soprano saxophone. This reading was given as part of the Climate Change & Poetry Series.

Joy Harjo by Hannah Ensor

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