American Indian Studies

Native American Speakers Series

Tanaya Winder

Tanaya Winder
September 11, 2014
5:00-6:00 p.m.
Native American Resource Center

Tanaya Winder is a poet, writer, artist, and educator from the Southern Ute, Duckwater Shoshone, and Pyramid Lake Paiute Nations. A winner of the 2010 A Room Of Her Own Foundation’s Orlando prize in poetry, her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Cutthroat magazine, Adobe Walls, Superstition Review,  Drunkenboat and Kweli among others. Her poems from her manuscript “Love in a Time of Blood Quantum” were produced and performed by the Poetic Theater Productions Presents Company in NYC. Tanaya has taught writing courses at Stanford University, UC-Boulder, and the University of New Mexico. She has a BA in English from Stanford University and a MFA in creative writing from UNM.  She is a co-founder and editor-in-chief of As/Us: A Space for Women of the World. Tanaya guest lectures and teaches creative writing workshops at high schools and universities internationally.

All members of the campus and local communities are welcome to attend this free public event, which is sponsored by the Department of American Indian Studies, Southeast American Indian Studies Program, Native American Resource Center and the Office of Academic Affairs.

For more information, contact Dr. Jane Haladay in AIS at haladayj@uncp.edu or 910.521.6485.

 

 Past speakers

Dr. Walter Echo-Hawk
Dr. Walter Echo-Hawk