Indigenous Speakers Series: Songs in the Key of CreeExport this event to calendar

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST

Tomson Highway's Songs in the Key of Cree is a collection of Cree and English songs written by one of Canada’s most renowned authors. Part of a larger Indigenous language revitalization project, this integrated performance-speaker event presents the captivating vocalist Patricia Cano, guitarist Kevin Barrett, saxophonist Marcus Ali, and fiddler Nathan Halcrow, joined by artist Emma Rain Smith and historian Susan Roy.

Please join us for this delightful compilation of songs from Tomson’s musicals: Rose, The Incredible Adventures of Mary Jane Mosquito; The (Post) Mistress and the new Cree-language play, Lynx Lamour goes to Nashville. Read about the Songs in the Key of Cree project.

 The Indigenous Speakers Series is co-presented by the Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre, the Faculty of Arts, the Department of History, and the Department of Communication Arts. The Series highlights the voices of Indigenous artists, writers, activists, and leaders from across Turtle Island, offering UWaterloo students, faculty and staff opportunities to learn from, understand, and engage with Indigenous issues.

Cost 
Free - everyone welcome
Location 
ML - Modern Languages
Theatre of the Arts
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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