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Reading by Inés Hernández-Avila (Visiting Writers Series)
April 27, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Inés Hernández-Avila is one of the six founders of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association. A professor of Native American Studies at the University of California, Davis, her research focuses on the interrelationships between autonomy, the arts, spirit, and social justice. She is a poet, scholar, translator, visual artists, and a member of Luk’upsiimey/The North Star Collective, a group of Niimiipuu/Nez Perce creative writers and language workers. Her work includes collaboration with the Library of Congress to produce the site La Palabra Indigenous Voices. Throughout her career, Hernández-Avila has been a bridge between Chincanx and Native American studies and communities, as well as between Native writers in the U.S. and Indigenous writers in Mexico, Guatemala, and Chile. Hosted by the WSU Department of English and the Visiting Writers Series. YouTube Live Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UhNYUERbSdQ