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The Native American Poetry Revival: For Better or Worse with Jessica Mehta
Join poet in residence Jessica Mehta is an award-winning Cherokee poet based in Oregon. Much of her writing is centered on self-identity as a Native American woman who “passes.” Join Jessica for a reading, commentary, and discussion on one native woman’s perspective on what it means to be a native writer today. What is it like to be a native writer today, suddenly thrust into the position of being expected to serve as a “voice of the indigenous?”