• Notable Quotable: Kim Blaeser on the Importance of Poetry in Native Communities

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    Notable Quotable: Kim Blaeser on the Importance of Poetry in Native Communities
    Date
    Wed, 06/22/2022 - 12:00
    Paulette Beete
    Wed, 06/22/2022 - 13:36
    Author
    By Carolyn Coons
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    Kim Blaeser, founding director of Indigenous Nations Poets, or In-Na-Po. Photo by John Fisher
    I had this lively family of storytellers. I think there's something about that that feeds you. I was nourished in my love of language, in my love of stories and songs and word play, and I really think of that as the foundation for the work I do now. I began writing poetry when I learned...
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