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Tanaya Winder

Author, singer/songwriter

Tanaya Winder is an author, singer/songwriter, and motivational speaker who comes from an intertribal lineage of Southern Ute, Pyramid Lake Paiute, and Duckwater Shoshone Nations where she is an enrolled citizen. She is a 2016 National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development “40 Under 40” list of emerging American Indian leaders recipient. Winder co-founded As/Us: A Space for Women of the World, a literary magazine publishing works by BIPOC women.

Winder’s poetry collections include Words Like Love and Why Storms are Named After People and Bullets Remain Nameless. Her specialties include youth & women empowerment, healing trauma through art, creative writing workshops, and mental wellness advocacy. Winder’s performances and talks blend storytelling, singing, and spoken word to teach about different expressions of love and “heartwork.” 

I'm Speaking At

6:30 PM -
8:30 PM

Open Flame Poetics

Lincoln Center - Columbine Room

Expect unconcealed and unrestrained poetry, passion, and thoughts, from each of these creative minds including Anne Waldman (remote appearance), Sasha Steensen, Autumn Bernhardt, and Ta...

Readings

Anne Waldman

Sasha Steensen

Autumn Bernhardt

And More