Here CILLDI students perform a seven point prayer at the beginning of their play. Charis Auger plays the role of a Cree person questioning their history and gender identity in a small classroom theatre production at the University of Alberta.
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Indigenous teachers including Charis Auger, second on the right, perform a play addressing language barriers between elders and the next generation. Students are working in five different languages, including two dialects of Dene. Drama instructor Darlene Auger helped students to create scenes in Indigenous communities.
Brian MacDonald – 1983
ēkota isko nitakīhcikān
I can count up to there or Up to there I count