Joy Harjo
#15002 Overall Influence

Joy Harjo

American Poet Laureate

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Joy Harjo is a poet, musician, playwright, and author. She is the incumbent United States Poet Laureate, the first Native American to hold that honor. Harjo is a member of the Muscogee Nation and belongs to Oce Vpofv . She is an important figure in the second wave of the literary Native American Renaissance of the late 20th century. She studied at the Institute of American Indian Arts, completed her undergraduate degree at University of New Mexico in 1976, and earned an MFA at the University of Iowa in its creative writing program.

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Institute of American Indian Arts
Institute of American Indian Arts

College focused on Native American art, in Santa Fe, New Mexico

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University of Iowa
University of Iowa

Public research university in Iowa City, Iowa, United States

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University of New Mexico
University of New Mexico

Public research university in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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#2175 World Rank #772 USA Rank
Education
#2554 World Rank #510 USA Rank
Literature