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Date:
November 28, 2017
Time:
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location:
Red Cedar Hall
Address:
1033 Old Blyn Highway
Sequim, WA 98382
Contact:
360 681 4632
Email:
Cost:
Free

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Duane Niatum Poetry Reading

Tuesday, November 28

Jamestown S’Klallam Elder Duane Niatum has been has been writing poems, stories and essays for over 50 years. Niatum was honored in October with the Native Writers’ Circle of the American 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award at the 25th Anniversary Returning the Gift Festival in Norman, Oklahoma. Niatum's writing describes and reveres the Northwest coast landscape, for which he credits the lessons he learned from his grandfather, who instilled him with a deep sense of connection to the earth and sea. He has published numerous collections of poetry, including Song for the Harvester of Dreams (1980), which won the Before Columbus Foundation’s American Book Award. His work has been translated into 14 languages. Please call 360 681 4632 for reservations as seating is limited.