Luci Tapahonso is Emerita Professor of English and Literature (University of New Mexico 2016); she was named the inaugural Poet Laureate of the Navajo Nation (2013) and is the author of three children’s books and six books of poetry including A Radiant Curve. Professor Tapahonso is an award-winning poet and taught Poetry Writing, Diné Literature and Philosophy, as well as Contemporary American Poetry at the universities of Kansas, Arizona, the Institute of American Indian Arts and Diné College.
Margaret Noodin is an American poet and Anishinaabemowin language teacher. She has a PhD in Literature and Linguistics, an MFA in Creative Writing and is Assistant Professor of English and American Indian Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is the author of many published articles, essays, and books including Weweni: Poems in Anishinaabemowin and English (Wayne State University Press, 2015).
More information regarding the (no cost and open to the public) workshop with Luci Tapahonso at UWM on Thursday, April 12 is available online at Woodland Pattern.