National Indigenous Peoples' Month Lecture with Joan Naviyuk Kane

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Thursday, October 24, 2019

Location:
Main Library
449 Broadway
Lecture Hall
Cambridge

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Join us for a special lecture commemorating National Indigenous Peoples' Month with author Joan Naviyuk Kane. Joan Naviyuk Kane is Inupiaq with family from King Island (Ugiuvak) and Mary’s Igloo, Alaska. She is the author of seven collections of poetry and prose, most recently Another Bright Departure (2019). She is the 2019-2020 Hilles Bush Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, and in 2018 was the first indigenous recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in Poetry. She is on the faculty of the low-residency MFA program in creative writing at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico.