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Art Gallery of Ontario: The Indigenous Collection

The Indigenous Collection at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) "includes works from the First Peoples of North America, namely First Nations, Inuit, and Metis" as well as "global Indigenous Art from Africa, Australia, and the Torres Strait Islands." The collection is a combination of traditional artifacts (such as an Anishinaabe thunderbird strap, dating from 1780, decorated with a porcupine quill...
Joy Harjo's Inaugural Reading as U.S. Poet Laureate

Thanks to the Library of Congress's YouTube channel, readers can enjoy Joy Harjo's inaugural reading as U.S. Poet Laureate. Harjo, a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, is the first Native American to serve in the role. Harjo has authored several books of poetry, as well as other creative writing works, and has received numerous accolades for her work. She calls herself "the least likely person...