Award-winning poet to read Tuesday

BLYN — An award-winning S’Klallam poet will read from his work Tuesday.

Duane Niatum, a Jamestown S’Klallam elder, will read at 4 p.m. in the Red Cedar Hall Community Center, 1033 Old Blyn Highway.

The reading is free and open to the public. A light dinner will follow the reading.

RSVPs are appreciated by calling 360-681-4632 or emailing library@james towntribe.org.

Niatum was honored in October with the Native Writers’ Circle of the Americas 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award at the 25th anniversary of Returning the Gift Festival in Norman, Okla.

A poet, fiction writer, playwright and editor, Niatum has been writing for more than 50 years.

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