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Laura Tohe is one of 23 recepients of the 2020 Poet Laureate Fellowship awarded by the Academy of American Poets. (Photo/J. Morgan Edwards)

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Navajo poet, Laura Tohe, awarded $50,000 fellowship
'Writing poetry in Navajo supports revitalizing our language and recitation of our oral tradition'

Laura Tohe of the Navajo Nation is among 23 recipients of the Academy of American Poets’ 2020 Poet Laureate Fellowship, a distinction that comes with a $50,000 grant for civic poetry programs.

By Meghan Sullivan, Indian Country Today June 2, 2020