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Theatrical Activism in Vancouver: From the Native Brotherhood and Sisterhood of BC to Marie Clements’s The Road Forward and Back…

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  • Analyzing the phenomenological performance modes balanced in Marie Clements’s production of The Road Forward during the 2013 Vancouver PuSh festival, I also examine the previous iteration of the project at the Aboriginal Pavilion during the 2010 Winter Olympics. I assert that this production is a continuation of the use of performance as intervention during mega-event in Vancouver by Indigenous performers and activists, linking it to the Native Brotherhood and Sisterhood of British Columbia’s Indian Village and Show during the 1946 celebration of Vancouver’s Diamond Jubilee.

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    © 2015 Couture, S. This version of this article is open access and can be downloaded and shared. The original author(s) and source must be cited.