Welcome to Words of the People!

Hawe Zani: Welcome to Words of the People, beginning tomorrow morning at Archer Studios, 109 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Tulsa, OK 74103. Complementary coffee and pastries from Black Wall Street Liquid Lounge will be available starting at 8:30 a.m. in the kitchen, and Laura Da’ and Zêdan Xelef will kick off their workshops startingContinue reading “Welcome to Words of the People!”

There’s Still Time

Hello Writers & Revitalizers, Registration is still open, and scholarships are available. If you need to request support in order to take time off of work for your workshop, please apply for a stipend. Laura Da’, Inés Hernández-Ávila and Beth Piatote still have spots open. Information on their workshops and a full course menu isContinue reading “There’s Still Time”

Two New Workshops: Translation and The Creative Process

Hello Indigenous Writers & Revitalizers, Wishing you a beautiful weekend, and sending you the full and complete schedule for Words of the People right here. I hope you find a moment to dream about and with your language this weekend, and perhaps imagine yourself in our upcoming gathering. In that full schedule, you’ll find twoContinue reading “Two New Workshops: Translation and The Creative Process”


Words of the People is offering seven scholarship to writers registered to attend in-person workshops during the WTP Gathering, October 26-29, 2022 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. These scholarships are designed to support travel needs ranging from local language learners/writers in need of gas money, to those living in a distant metropolis or rez who are wantingContinue reading “SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE”

Registration Open

Dear Indigenous Language Writers, Words of the People is delighted to invite you to attend our inaugural Indigenous language gathering and workshop this October 26-29, 2022 at the Tulsa Artist Fellowship’s Archer Studios. Registration is now open! WTP Gathering is offered in collaboration with the Institute of American Indian Arts and the Tulsa Artist FellowshipContinue reading “Registration Open”