Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20040421, 19990623
A Diné (Navajo), Laura Tohe was born and raised on the Navajo Reservation in northern Arizona, and her life there is often reflected in her poetry. In this public reading, she includes poems from her chapbooks Making Friends With Water and No Parole Today.
We go to the archives to revisit a program that examines important African-American writers, beginning with the 18th century's Phyllis Wheatley and concluding with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This show also features the late Margaret Walk...
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