Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Joy Harjo Biography (1951-)
Born May 9, 1951, in Tulsa, OK; daughter of Allen William Foster and Wynema Jewell (Baker) Pickett; children: Phil Dayn and Rainy Dawn. Ethnicity: Creek,Cherokee, and French. Addresses: Home--P.O. Box 40074, Albuquerque, NM87196. Office--c/o Department of English, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131.
- Birth Details
- May 9, 1951
- Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Credits; Television Appearances
- Interviewed on Moyers: The Power of the Word (episode), PBS, 1989.
- "The Legend of the Blue Bonnet," in Wildflowers with Helen Hayes (special), 1992.
- Narrator, The Native Americans (special), TBS, 1994.
- Furious Light, 1985.
- Lamman Foundation (video), 1989.
- Power of the Word (video), PBS, 1989.
- A Moveable Feast, 1991.
- New Letters on the Air, 1991.
- Also recorded music with her band, Poetic Justice. Also recorded music for the audiocassette version of Awiakta's Selu: Seeking the Corn-Mother's Wisdom, Audio Literature (Berkeley, CA), 1995.
- (With Henry Greenberg), The Gaan Story, Silvercloud Video Productions, 1979-84.
- Origin of Apache Crown Dance, Silvercloud Video, 1985.
- (With Henry Greenberg) The Beginning, Native American Public BroadcastingConsortium, 1983-84.
- We Are One, Umonho, Nebraska Educational Television, 1984.
- Maiden of Deception Pass, Native American Public Broadcasting Consortium,1984-85.
- I Am Different from My Brother, Native American Public Broadcasting Consortium, 1986.
- The Runaway, Nebraska Educational Television, 1986.
- Indians and AIDS, 1988.
- When We Used to Be Humans, 1990.
- The Last Song, Puerto del Sol Press, 1975.
- What Moon Drove Me to This?, I. Reed Books, 1980.
- She Had Some Horses, Thunders Mouth Press, 1983.
- In Mad Love and War, Wesleyan University Press, 1990.
- Fishing, Ox Head Press, 1991.
- The Woman Who Fell from the Sky, Norton, 1994.
- Also contributor to literary journals.
- Secrets from the Center of the World, illustrated with photographs by Steven Storm, Sun Tracks and the University of Arizona Press, 1989.
- "My Sister, Myself: Two Paths to Survival," Ms., September-October, 1995,pp. 70-73.
- "Three Generations of Native American Women's Birth Experiences," Ms., July-August, 1991, p. 28.
- Bruchac, Joseph, "An Interview with Joy Harjo," in Survival This Way: Interviews with American Indian Poets, Sun Track and University of Arizona Press (Tucson), 1987.
- Notable Native Americans, edited by Sharon Malinowski, Gale (Detroit), 1995, pp. 178-181.
- American Indian Quarterly, volume 7, no. 1, 1983.
- Library Journal, February 1, 1994, p. 128.
- Pasatiempo, August 26, 1989.
- Poets and Writers, July-August, 1993, pp. 23-27.
- Tamaqua, spring 1992.
- Tucson Weekly, December 27, 1989.
- Village Voice Literary Supplement, April 2, 1991.
- World Literature Today, spring 1992.
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