Afakasi Samoan Poet William Nuutupu Giles

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Thu, 12/29/2022 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm


With Music, poems, rap and more - all things Native - for our Indian Country ---

Poetry by William Nuutupu Giles, an Afakasi Samoan writer and arts educator from Honolulu, Hawaii. They have performed poetry on stages across North America including the San Francisco Opera House, John F. Kennedy Center, and Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre. Will has facilitated poetry workshops across Oceania in Papua New Guinea, Guhan, and Aotearoa. They were featured in the HBO documentary 'Russell Simmons Presents: Brave New Voices', where they helped the Hawaii team win its first International Poetry Slam Championship. Will is also the first Pacific Islander to win the National Underground Poetry Individual Competition.

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Originally aired on 06/11/2019

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