June 16, 2021
If you are attending the virtual NAISA conference, be sure to check out the live roundtable on University of Arizona Press author Laura Harjo’s book, Spiral to the Stars. The roundtable, titled “Emergence Geographies: A Roundtable on Laura Harjo’s Spiral to the Stars: Mvskoke Tools of Futurity”, starts at 1:00 p.m. EDT. If you’re registered for the conference, you can find more information here.
Laura Harjo is a Mvskoke scholar, geographer, planner, and Indigenous methodologist. She is an assistant professor of community and regional planning at the University of New Mexico.
Harjo’s award-winning book, Spiral to the Stars, offers a critical and concrete map for community making that leverages Mvskoke way-finding tools of energy, kinship, knowledge, power, and spaces. It is must-have book for community organizers, radical pedagogists, and anyone wishing to empower and advocate for their community.