Iskooniguni Iskweewuk: The Rez Sisters In Its Original Version: Cree

June 28, 2010|
Iskooniguni Iskweewuk: The Rez Sisters In Its Original Version: Cree by Tomson Highway
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Winner of the Dora Mavor Moore Award for Best New Play and nominated for a Governor General's Literary Award when first published in 1988, The Rez Sisters has gone on to become an internationally critically acclaimed play, included in all major anthologies of Canadian literature world-wide. Now, in celebration of its twentieth anniversary, the play is being published in its original language: Cree. Included is a Note on Dialect" by the author. The play tells the story of seven reserve women who decide to go to the "Biggest Bingo in the World, in Toronto, a night's drive from their Manitoulin Island home.
Of the many works that Tomson Highway has written to date, his best known are the plays The Rez Sisters, Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing, Rose, and Ernestine Shuswap Gets Her Trout. He is also the author of the best-selling novel The Fur Queen. For many years, he ran Canada's premiere Native Theatre Company, Native Earth Performing Arts, in Toronto, out of which has emerged a generation of professional Native Theatre artists. He divides his time equally between a cottage on northern Ontario and an apartment in the south of France.
Title:Iskooniguni Iskweewuk: The Rez Sisters In Its Original Version: CreeFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:127 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.4 inShipping dimensions:127 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.4 inPublished:June 28, 2010Publisher:Fifth House BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1897252528

ISBN - 13:9781897252529

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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