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Children’s Theatre: We Are All Treaty People

Location: artsPlace

Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Together, Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists tell the story of the shared history of our land. With a special emphasis of healing, this full day of theatrical adventures includes a song for ages 3-6; a light and shadow show for ages 6-9; a play for ages 8-12; and a round dance for everyone. 

  • 10 am: song (recommended ages 3-6) - Free
  • 11 am: light & shadow show (recommended ages 6-9) -Free
  • 2 pm: We Are All Treaty People play (recommended ages 8-12) - $12.95/ members $11
  • 3 pm: round dance (everyone; weather permitting) - Free

* Parents must be present.

Two grade six girls, one from the Tsuu T’ina Nation and the other of European descent, want to be friends, but a trickster reveals the complex shared history of the land of their ancestors, the spirit and intent of Treaty 7, and the subsequent challenges of First Nations people. Can they still become friends given the struggles of the past? We Are All Treaty People is a reimagining of the highly regarded Making Treaty 7 theatrical production. Told through songs, prayers, creative movement, and puppetry; the play’s intent is to inspire positive relationships across all cultures and generations.

 

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