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The Poems of Joy Harjo

A Pre-Visit Celebration!

Join us to learn about, read, and discuss United States Poet Laureate Joy Harjo's poetry before her much-anticipated public reading at UWL. A member of the Muscogee/Creek Nation, Harjo is the United States’ first Native American Poet Laureate. English Department instructors will facilitate conversation about three of her poems, “Remember,” “Speaking Tree,” and “This Morning I Pray for My Enemies.”

All poems are available at, but no preparation is necessary!

Live-Stream Zoom Address: Meeting ID: 944 3392 2390. Passcode: 980000.

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  • 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19


3130 Student Union
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University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Student Union


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