Poetry Promise, Las Vegas Jewish Film Festival, and Clark County Poet Laureate Present:
LET THERE BE NO REGRETS; an online series featuring our United States Poet Laureate,
Joy Harjo is an internationally renowned performer and writer of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and was named the 23rd Poet Laureate of the United States in 2019. She is the first Indigenous author to be so honored.
A free online three-part series running September 23rd, September 29th, and October 1st!
Wednesday, September 23 at 5:00 p.m. (PDT)
The 20th annual Las Vegas Jewish Film Festival (LVJFF) presents a free online screening of a PBS documentary film entitled Unspoken Americas: Native American Boarding Schools, as part of its ongoing virtual film series. Following the screening will be a webinar discussion of the documentary, moderated by Joshua Abbey, Director of LVJFF, featuring Justice Raquel Montoya-Lewis and Professor Andrew Woolford Ph.D. of the University of Manitoba.
Tuesday, September 29 at 5:00 p.m. (PDT)
Joy will read poems from her forthcoming publication An American Sunrise via Zoom.
Thursday, October 1 at 5:00 p.m. (PDT)
Joy will participate in a webinar conversation with author Terry Tempest Williams about the August 2020 publication of the first Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry, When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through.