God and the Indian by Drew Hayden Taylor

By Drew Hayden Taylor

While panhandling outdoors a espresso store, Johnny, a Cree girl who lives at the streets, is stunned to acknowledge a face from her early life, which was once spent in a residential tuition. desirous to listen the fellow recognize the negative abuse he inflicted on her and different teenagers on the tuition, Johnny follows Anglican bishop George King to his place of work to confront him.

Inside King’s place of work, Johnny’s stories are fluid, moving, and her voice cracks with uncooked emotion. Is the bishop truly responsible of what she claims, or has her skill to remember been altered via poverty, abuse, and hunger skilled at the streets? Can her thoughts be relied on? who's accountable for what?

At its center, God and the Indian, via celebrated Aboriginal playwright Drew Hayden Taylor, explores the advanced means of therapeutic via discussion. Loosely in response to Death and the Maiden by way of Chilean playwright Ariel Dorfman, the play identifies the ambiguities that body prior annoying occasions. opposed to the backdrop of Canada’s fact and Reconciliation fee, which has facilitated the hot outpouring of news from residential tuition survivors around the nation, the play explores what's attainable while the abused meets the abuser and is given a loose discussion board for expression.

Cast of one lady and 1 man.

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