World Premiere Conceived, Written and Directed by Murielle Borst-Tarrant [Kuna/Rappahanock Nations] Musical Direction by Kevin Tarrant [Hopi/Hochunk Nations]
A Safe Harbors Indigenous Collective Project
Watch out when Indian show business meets the Doctrine of Discovery! A raucous play and political satire loosely based on Dante's Divine Comedy. A comedic Native-Aesthetic look at the marginalization of Indigenous Peoples and the appropriation of Indigenous cultural and intellectual property. See what happens when the Indians push back.
Laugh with Indians, not at them at Don’t Feed the Indians from Citypages!
Murial Borst-Tarrant Interview on Hamilton Dramaturgy’s TheatreNow!
"But my family came and relocated here in the metropolitan area, primarily in Manhattan and Brooklyn. I'm part of the urban community here, which means that we sustain our cultural heritage and our cultural identity through the arts and singing and dancing, storytelling and political awareness."
About Safe Harbors Indigenous Collective
La MaMa’s Safe Harbors Indigenous Collective seeks to create a new paradigm for the presentation of Indigenous arts and culture within the broader American theatre. The Collective will address Indigenous cultural and socioeconomic issues through theatrical performances, panel conversations, and community events. Murielle Borst-Tarrant (Kuna/Rappahanock Nations) is a second generation artists from the acclaimed company Spiderwoman.