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Sodizin: Songwriting from a Native American Perspective with Lyla June Johnston

Lyla June is a poet, musician, human ecologist, public speaker and community organizer of Diné (Navajo), Tsétsêhéstâhese (Cheyenne) and European lineages. Her dynamic, multi-genre performance style has invigorated and inspired audiences across the globe towards personal, collective and ecological healing. Her messages focus on Indigenous rights, supporting youth, inter-cultural healing, historical trauma and traditional land stewardship practices. Her undergraduate studies in human ecology at Stanford University coupled with a traditional upbringing inform her potent messages conveyed through the medium of powerful yet prayerful hip-hop, poetry, acoustic song and speech. Her personal goal is to grow closer to Creator by learning how to love deeper.

This event is free and open to the public, but please reserve tickets at Questions? Email us at

This event is in collaboration with the ASC Department of Music, SUMMIT, CGL, and CLS.

Monday, April 15 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Presser Hall, PR-Maclean Auditorium
141 East College Avenue, Decatur, GA 30030

Event Type

Community Event

Target Audience

General Public


Arts & Culture

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