Indigenous, First Nations, Native Theatre

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At the Core of Theatre for Young Audiences is Voicing Identity, Intersectionality, and Empathy
Essay

At the Core of Theatre for Young Audiences is Voicing Identity, Intersectionality, and Empathy

by Kim Peter Kovac
20 March 2019
Striving for the Summit
Essay

Striving for the Summit

The Mountain Hawaiian Theatre Artists Must Climb

by Ākea Kahikina
7 March 2019
Hawaiʻi’s Theatre Landscape
Essay

Hawaiʻi’s Theatre Landscape

Majestic and Rugged as its Terrain

by Kiki Rivera
6 March 2019
Howlround Theatre Commons
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A Call for Solidarity: A Real-Time Networked Performance Linking Hawaii, Alaska, and NYC—Wednesday 15 April 2015
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A Call for Solidarity: A Real-Time Networked Performance Linking Hawaii, Alaska, and NYC—Wednesday 15 April 2015

A Call for Solidarity—a real-time networked performance linking Hawaii, Alaska, and New York City—livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 15 April at 8 p.m. EDT (New York) / 7 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 5 p.m. PDT (Los Angeles) / 4 p.m. AKDT (Alaska) / 2 p.m. HAST (Hawaii).

Sliver of a Full Moon, A Play About Justice for Native Women at Yale Law School in New Haven—Tuesday 31 March 2015
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Sliver of a Full Moon, A Play About Justice for Native Women at Yale Law School in New Haven—Tuesday 31 March 2015

Yale Law School presented a reading of Sliver of a Full Moon, the powerful play written by playwright Mary Kathryn Nagle, from the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, and Mohegan Director Madeline Sayet livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 31 March at 6:30 p.m. EDT (New York) / 5:30 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 4:30 p.m. MDT (Denver) / 3:30 p.m. PDT (Los Angeles) / 2:30 p.m. AKDT (Anchorage). 

Native Voices
Series

Native Voices

A collection of First Nations voices as they share their experiences in (North) American theatremaking.

Performance of Native American playwrights/activists Suzan Shown Harjo and Mary Kathryn Nagle’s My Father’s Bones about Olympian Jim Thorpe at the Penn Museum in Philadelphia—Thursday 12 February 2015
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Performance of Native American playwrights/activists Suzan Shown Harjo and Mary Kathryn Nagle’s My Father’s Bones about Olympian Jim Thorpe at the Penn Museum in Philadelphia—Thursday 12 February 2015

Penn Cultural Heritage Center and the Penn Museum in Philadelphia presented a staged reading and discussion of My Father’s Bones—a short play by nationally renowned Native American writers and activists Suzan Shown Harjo and Mary Kathryn Nagle— livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 12 February at 5:30 p.m. EST (New York) / 4:30 p.m. CST (Chicago) / 2:30 p.m. PST (Vancouver) / 22:30 GMT (London).

La MaMa’s Urban Indigenous Arts & Culture Symposium Performance of Don't Feed the Indians—A Divine Comedy Pageant at La MaMa in New York—Friday 14 November 2014
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La MaMa’s Urban Indigenous Arts & Culture Symposium Performance of Don't Feed the Indians—A Divine Comedy Pageant at La MaMa in New York—Friday 14 November 2014

La MaMa in New York City presented the Urban Indigenous Arts & Culture Symposium performance of Don't Feed the Indians—A Divine Comedy Pageant from CultureHub  livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 14 November at 18:00 GMT (London) / 1 p.m. EST (Toronto) / 12 p.m. CST (Chicago) / 10 a.m. PST (Vancouver) / 9 a.m. AKST (Anchorage). In Twitter, use #howlround.

Sliver of a Full Moon by Cherokee playwright Mary Kathryn Nagle in New York—Sunday 21 September 2014
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Sliver of a Full Moon by Cherokee playwright Mary Kathryn Nagle in New York—Sunday 21 September 2014

The National Indigenous Women's Resource Center, the Indian Law Resource Center, and the National Congress of American Indians presented Sliver of a Full Moon, a powerful new play by Cherokee playwright Mary Kathryn Nagle as part of the United Nations’ World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Sunday 21 September at 1 p.m. EDT (New York) / 12 p.m. CDT / 11 a.m. MDT / 10 a.m. PDT / 9 a.m. AKDT (Alaska) at the Church Center for the United Nations Chapel in New York, and then again on Joe's Pub Youtube page at 7 p.m. EDT (New York) / 6 p.m. CDT / 5 p.m. MDT / 4 p.m. PDT / 3 p.m. AKDT (Alaska) at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater in New York.