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Four Corners Poets come to Mancos

Navajo women speak of identity, literature at library
Gloria Emerson was one of the Navajo women poets who spoke at the Mancos Public Library on April 27.
Tina Deschenie, former editor of the Tribal College Journal in Mancos, reads aloud poems about family, language, and education.
Venaya Yazzie said she met Gloria Emerson and Esther Belin while at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe in the early nineties. The circle of Navajo poets and artists in the area is also fairly small, she said.
Esther Belin spoke about the importance of promoting Navajo literature and poetry.

Four Corners Poets come to Mancos

Gloria Emerson was one of the Navajo women poets who spoke at the Mancos Public Library on April 27.
Tina Deschenie, former editor of the Tribal College Journal in Mancos, reads aloud poems about family, language, and education.
Venaya Yazzie said she met Gloria Emerson and Esther Belin while at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe in the early nineties. The circle of Navajo poets and artists in the area is also fairly small, she said.
Esther Belin spoke about the importance of promoting Navajo literature and poetry.
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