January 08 - January 09, 2019
Rehearsal Studios | 47 Great Jones St.
Tuesday at 6PM; Wednesday at 5PM
Presented by La MaMa’s Indigenous Initiative, Safe Harbors Indigenous Collective,
in Partnership with First Nations Dialogues, and Global First Nations Performance Network
Curated by Murielle Borst-Tarrant (Kuna, Rappahanock)
An informal reading of plays by First Nations artists, including the legendary Spiderwoman Theater, led by Muriel Miguel and Gloria Miguel of the Kuna and Rappahannock Nations; poet, playwright, and scholar Carolyn Dunn, who is of Cherokee, Muscogee Creek, Seminole, Cajun, French Creole, and Tunica-Biloxi descent; Ed Bourgeois, who is French and Mohawk, managing director of PA’I Foundation, a Honolulu-based hālau hula and co-creator of Raven’s Radio Hour and Alaska Native Playwrights Project; Kuna/Rappahannock, Hopi/HoChunk artist, actor, singer and songwriter Henu Josephine Tarrant; Australian actor, narrator and director Rachael Maza, Artistic Director of ILBIJERRI Theatre Company, Yidinji from North Queensland and Meriam from the Torres Strait Island of Mer; and Choctaw/Creek/Delaware playwright Nicholson Billey.
Photo from Material Witness at La MaMa