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2019: Epic Voices: Injun with Jordan Abel

Jordan Abel

Recorded At: Recorded On: Saturday, April 20, 2019

Jordan Abel, a Nisga’a writer from Vancouver, gives a craft talk and performance of his Griffin Prize–winning long poem Injun, which investigates racist depictions of Indigenous peoples by using western novels published between 1840 and 1950 as source material for erasure, collage, and other poetic techniques that undermine the colonized notion of the “Indian.” Introduction by Poets House Program Director Paolo Javier.


Co-sponsored by the Consulate General of Canada.