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Special Episode: Native American Heritage Month

Live Poet Society

On this episode of Live Poet Society, host Hattie Rensberry shares readings of poetry by Native poets in honor of Native American Heritage Month. These include:
Goods of Value by Luci Tapahonso
The Book of the Missing, Murdered and Indigenous by M.L. Smoker
and additional recommendations include:
Sonnet (1181)MCLXXXI by Tanaya Winder
like any good indian woman by Tanaya Winder
Old Humptulips by Duane Niatum

The audio and additional biographical information from the Living Nations, Living Words project is available at https://www.loc.gov/programs/poetry-and-literature/poet-laureate/poet-laureate-projects/living-nations-living-words/

Featured music is by:
Nitehi aimihewin by Mikon Niquay Ottawa
MOTHER by Beatrice Deer

Additional resources and sources are available here:
https://edspace.american.edu/mmiwlawsandlegacies/poetry/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Stsm5PyAYTw

Hattison Rensberry has a Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design and Drawing, but has worked for newsrooms in various capacities since 2019.<br/>She also provides Editorial Design for the Sopris Sun.
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