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Kelli Jo Ford, a member of the Cherokee Nation and author of “Crooked Hallelujah.” (Photo by Val Ford Hancock)

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First Native American poet laureate begins third term, releases memoir
Cherokee author Kelli Jo Ford pens Harjo memoir "Crooked Hallelujah"

Joy Harjo of Oklahoma, the first Native American woman to serve as the nation’s poet laureate, has begun her third term — an honor previously bestowed only once.

By Nancy Marie Spears, Cronkite News October 5, 2021