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Audio Recording Gordon Henry Jr. reads and discusses River People--The Lost Watch on August 3, 2020. River People -- The Lost Watch

Gordon Henry Jr. reads and discusses River People--The Lost Watch
Audio recording of poet reading and discussing poem.

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Title

  • Gordon Henry Jr. reads and discusses River People--The Lost Watch on August 3, 2020.

Other Title

  • River People -- The Lost Watch

Summary

  • Gordon Henry Jr. reads and discusses his poem "River People--The Lost Watch" on August 3, 2020, from his home in Canadian Lakes, Michigan. Gordon Henry Jr., an enrolled citizen of the White Earth Anishinaabe Nation in Minnesota, is a poet and fiction writer. His writing has been published in numerous anthologies in the United States and has been translated into German, Spanish, and Italian. His book The Failure of Certain Charms was translated into Catalan by Carmen Manuel Cuenca from the University of Valencia. Gordon teaches courses in Creative Writing and American Indian Literature in the English Department at Michigan State University.

Names

  • Henry, Gordon, 1955- author, speaker.
  • Library of Congress. Poetry and Literature Center, sponsor.

Created / Published

  • 2020.

Headings

  • -  American poetry--Indian authors
  • -  American poetry--21st century
  • -  Indians of North America--Poetry

Genre

  • Poetry
  • Poetry readings (Sound recordings)
  • Sound recordings
  • Digital photographs--Color--2010-2020

Notes

  • -  Living Nations, Living Words: A Collection of First Peoples Poetry (AFC 2020/004: 15) Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
  • -  In English; with some Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe).

Medium

  • 1 audio file (0:13:49) : digital, wav
  • 1 photograph : digital, jpg, color
  • 2 manuscripts (7 pages) : digital, pdf

Source Collection

  • Living Nations, Living Words: A Collection of First Peoples Poetry AFC 2020/004

Repository

  • Library of Congress Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, DC USA 20540 to 4610 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/folklife.home

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2020785215

Rights Advisory

  • Duplication of collection materials may be governed by copyright and other restrictions.
  • Gordon Henry Jr., "River People--The Lost Watch" from The Failure of Certain Charms and Other Disparate Signs of Life (Salt Publishing, 2007). Copyright © by Gordon Henry Jr. Reprinted with the permission of the author. Photo courtesy of the author.

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Credit line: Living Nations, Living Words (AFC 2020/004), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Henry, Gordon, Author, Speaker, and Sponsor Library Of Congress. Poetry And Literature Center. Gordon Henry Jr. reads and discusses River People--The Lost Watch on August 3. 2020. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2020785215/.

APA citation style:

Henry, G. & Library Of Congress. Poetry And Literature Center, S. (2020) Gordon Henry Jr. reads and discusses River People--The Lost Watch on August 3. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2020785215/.

MLA citation style:

Henry, Gordon, Author, Speaker, and Sponsor Library Of Congress. Poetry And Literature Center. Gordon Henry Jr. reads and discusses River People--The Lost Watch on August 3. 2020. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2020785215/>.