Kinsale Hueston

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Kinsale Hueston is the 2017-2018 National Student Poet for the West, the winner of two National Scholastic Art & Writing Gold Medals, and the Yale Young Native Storytellers Award for Spoken Word/Storytelling. An enrolled member of the Navajo Nation, Kinsale focuses her work mainly on modern issues facing her tribe, including violence against women, the loss of native languages, exploitation of resources, and racial prejudice.

National Student Poets Program
"Where I Come From (1992)"

Who I am and what came before me, inspired by a portrait of my family from 1992, when they lived for a short time in Montgomery, Alabama.

Yale Young Native Storytellers Festival, 2017
"Red Wrists"

A poem in response to another poem.

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