Performance of Don’t Feed the Indians—A Divine Comedy Pageant at LaMaMa in New York—Sunday 12 November 2017
La MaMa in New York City presented a performance of Don't Feed the Indians—A Divine Comedy Pageant livestreamed from CultureHub on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Sunday 12 November at 19:00 GMT (London) / 2 p.m. EST (New York) / 1 p.m. CST (Chicago) / 11 a.m. PST (Vancouver) / 10 a.m. AKST (Anchorage). In Twitter, use #howlround.
Conceived, Written and Directed by Murielle Borst-Tarrant [Kuna/Rappahannock Nations]
Musical Direction by Kevin Tarrant [Hopi/Hochunk Nations]
A Safe Harbors Indigenous Collective Project.
Watch out when Indian show business meets the Doctrine of Discovery! A raucous play and political satire loosely based on Dante's Divine Comedy. A comedic Native-Aesthetic look at the marginalization of Indigenous Peoples and the appropriation of Indigenous cultural and intellectual property. See what happens when the Indians push back.
Henu Josephine Tarrant
[Hopi/ Hochunk/ Kuna/ Rappahannock Nations]
[Choctaw/ Delaware/ Creek Nations]
ABOUT SAFE HARBORS INDIGENOUS COLLECTIVE
La MaMa’s Safe Harbors Indigenous Collective seeks to create a new paradigm for the presentation of Indigenous arts and culture within the broader American theatre. The Collective will address Indigenous cultural and socioeconomic issues through theatrical performances, panel conversations, and community events. Murielle Borst-Tarrant (Kuna/Rappahanock Nations) is a second generation artists from the acclaimed company Spiderwoman.
Early workshop development of Don’t Feed the Indians – A Divine Comedy Pageant was made possible with the support of Pangea World Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This production of Don’t Feed the Indians – A Divine Comedy Pageant is funded in part by the New England Foundation for the Arts’ national Theater Project with lead funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Densford Fund of the Riverside Church of New York, Tides Foundation, NoVo Foundation and H.B. Henson Fund.
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