Perspectives collide in shalan joudry’s ‘Elaputiek (We Are Looking Towards): A Play’

In Elaputiek (We Are Looking Towards), shalan joudry tells the story of Natawintoq (Nat) – a twenty-something Miā€™kmaq woman from the local community – and Bill – a Euro-Canadian research biologist in his fifties. The play centers around the relationship between the two characters as they undertake a headcount of the local population of chimney […]

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ā€˜A Mind Spread Out on the Groundā€™ tells of trauma, resilience in ReconciliationĀ© Canada

Elliott recounts their turbulent relationship – her motherā€™s struggle with bipolar disorder, her fatherā€™s struggle with racism and the history of colonialism in North America – in a debut that cuts to the core of what it means to call yourself Canadian in the twenty-first century.

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