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A reading series curated by multidisciplinary storyteller D.A. Navoti to honor Indigenous storytellers, writers, and poets.

At AWP 2023

The event starts at 33:44 mark

March 2023 - In collaboration with Seattle City of Literature and Hugo House, We the Indigenous returned for the AWP 2023 conference in Seattle, WA. The event was hosted by Brandi Douglas (Puyallup Tribe) with a land acknowledgment from Ken Workman (Duwamish Tribe).

Featured writers and storytellers include: 

Native American Heritage Month

November 2021 - In partnership with Hugo House, We the Indigenous featured poet Kalehua Kim, Haida language warrior, singer, and writer Sondra Segundo, and Made-at-Hugo-House fellow Scott Bentley.

Produced with support from Potlatch Fund.

We the Indigenous_Native Heritage Month

At Get Lit! Festival

April 2021 - In partnership with Get Lit! Festival, We the Indigenous featured Elissa Washuta (Cowlitz), Jake Skeets (Navajo Nation), Tiffany Midge (Standing Rock Sioux Nation), & D.A. Navoti.


Produced with support from Get Lit! Festival.

Keep Portland Indigenous

March 2021 - Sasha LaPointe (Upper Skagit/Nooksack) hosted a special Portland, Oregon, edition of We the Indigenous. 


Featured writers included Demian DinéYazhi’ (Diné), Jessica Mehta (Cherokee), Blake Hausman (Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma), and Trevino L. Brings Plenty (Citizen of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe).


Produced with support from NDN Collective.

Worlds & Myths

July 2021 - In partnership with Clarion West, We the Indigenous featured New York Times Bestselling author of Robopocalypse Daniel H. Wilson (Cherokee) and cartoonist and author of Prism Stalker Sloane Leong (Choctaw/Cherokee/Hawaiin/Chinese/Mexican/European).


Produced with support from NDN Collective.

Indigenous Peoples’ Day

October 2020 - In partnership with Hugo House in Seattle, WA, We the Indigenous debuted on Indigenous Peoples' Day 2020 and featured Laura Da' (Eastern Shawnee), Sasha LaPointe (Upper Skagit/Nooksack), Arianne True (Choctaw, Chickasaw), and Hailey Tayathy (Quileute Nation). The reading's theme was Indigenous Empowerment.

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