About this Episode: In this episode of VIDA Voices and Views, produced by R. J. Jeffreys, Melissa Studdard speaks with celebrated poet, author, musician, and playwright, Joy Harjo, who talks about topics ranging from sources of inspiration to the power of language to effect change. About Joy Harjo: Poet, author, musician, and playwright Joy Harjo […]
Native Voice Joy Harjo Draws On Tribal Myth & History In Celebrating Nature LISTEN: https://earthtalk.org/joy-harjo/ Joy Harjo interview starts at 4:48
Change rides in on many speeds. Lightning speed and we change worlds of perception overnight. We can suddenly lose everything, or gain what we have always hoped and dreamed. Some changes take centuries to reveal themselves. Islands of trash plastic float in the seas where trash has been dumped for centuries. We will experience more […]
Sherwin Bitsui shares an ongoing dialogue with the distinguished writer, artist, and musician Joy Harjo, one of the pioneers of the wave of Native art and activism that emerged from IAIA in the ‘70s.
A wonderful piece of news! The Passigli edition of Un delta nella pelle won one of the most important poetry prizes – IL PREMIO CAMAIOR! http://www.passiglieditori.it/un-delta-nella-pelle-di-joy-harjo-vince-il-premio-internazionale-camaiore Translated page (to English): https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=it&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.passiglieditori.it%2Fun-delta-nella-pelle-di-joy-harjo-vince-il-premio-internazionale-camaiore
Bringing Traditional Themes Into Contemporary Writing Critics call Joy Harjo “the first lady of American Indian poetry.” But Harjo is more than a poet. She is also an author, musician and playwright. She is a native of Oklahoma and a member of the Mvskoke (Muscogee) Nation. LISTEN TO INTERVIEW HERE
The saxophone is so human. Its tendency is to be rowdy, edgy, talk too loud, bump into people, say the wrong words at the wrong time. But then, you take a breath, all the way from the center of the earth and blow. All that heartache is forgiven. All that love we humans carry makes […]