How We Became Human (Paperback)

New and Selected Poems 1975-2002

By Joy Harjo

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393325348, 272pp.

Publication Date: January 17, 2004

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Description

This collection gathers poems from throughout Joy Harjo's twenty-eight-year career, beginning in 1973 in the age marked by the takeover at Wounded Knee and the rejuvenation of indigenous cultures in the world through poetry and music. How We Became Human explores its title question in poems of sustaining grace.