Pine Tree Talk: Cottagers & Indians: A Conversation with Drew Hayden Taylor, James Whetung, Douglas Williams
Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough
Date: November 26, 2018
Time: 7:30 pm
Free – All welcome!
Co-presented by Chanie Wenjack School for Indigenous Studies, Pine Tree Lectures
Moderator: Anne Taylor, Anishinaabemowin Coordinator for Curve Lake First Nation
Drew Hayden Taylor is the writer of the hit play Cottagers and Indians. James Whetung is the wild rice harvester whose activism it is based on. Doug Williams is a Curve Lake elder and expert in First Nations treaties. His newest book is Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg: This is Our Territory, a personal narrative and history of Curve Lake First Nation, where Drew and James also reside.
Hear them speak about the creation of Cottagers and Indians and the issues it raises surrounding treaty rights. Sponsored by the Chanie Wenjack School of Indigenous Studies and Public Energy.
The Tarragon Theatre (Toronto) production of Cottagers and Indians will be at the Market Hall November 28 and 29 with shows at 12:30pm and 7pm each day. For information and tickets go to www.publicenergy.ca