Iona Winter, Rena Priest & Sasha LaPointe: Indigenous Poetry & Perspectives

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Wed Dec 1 2021, 6 pm
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Seattle City of Literature and Dunedin City of Literature present Indigenous writers Iona Winter, Rena Priest, and Sasha LaPointe.
Iona Winter, Rena Priest and Sasha LaPointe share their work and discuss shared themes and resonance within their writing.
This event was pre-recorded and captioned for accessibility. It will Premiere on YouTube on December 1 at 6pm in Seattle, which will be December 2 at 3pm in Dunedin.
Iona Winter (Waitaha/Kāti Māmoy/Kāi Tahu) lives in Dunedin, New Zealand. Her hybrid work is widely published in literary journals internationally. She has authored three collections, Gaps in the Light, Te Hau Kāika, and then the wind came.
Rena Priest Ce-whel-tenaut is a Poet and an enrolled member of the Lhaq’temish (Lummi) Nation. She has been appointed to serve as the Washington State Poet Laureate for the term of April 2021-2023. Her debut collection, Patriarchy Blues was published by MoonPath Press and received an American Book Award.
Sasha taqʷšəblu LaPointe is a Coast Salish author from the Nooksack and Upper Skagit Indian tribes. She is the author of Red Paint, a memoir which is forthcoming in 2022. She lives in Tacoma, Washington.
Celebrating its 7th anniversary as a UNESCO City of Literature , Dunedin is a magnificent example of a small city that lives, breathes and connects through its people, its culture and its intense love of telling tales. Learn more:
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