Someday: A Native American Drama by Drew Hayden TaylorSomeday: A Native American Drama by Drew Hayden Taylor

Someday: A Native American Drama

byDrew Hayden Taylor

Paperback | November 11, 2015

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Someday is a powerful play by award-winning playwright Drew Hayden Taylor. The story in Someday, though told through fictional characters and full of Taylor's distinctive wit and humour, is based on the real-life tragedies suffered by many Native Canadian families.

Anne Wabung's daughter was taken away by children's aid workers when the girl was only a toddler. It is Christmastime 35 years later, and Anne's yearning to see her now-grown daughter is stronger than ever.

When the family is finally reunited, however, the dreams of neither women are fulfilled.

The setting for the play is a fictional Ojibway community, but could be any reserve in Canada, where thousands of Native children were removed from their families in what is known among Native people as the "scoop-up" of the 1950s and 1960s. Someday is an entertaining, humourous, and spirited play that packs an intense emotional wallop.

Drew Hayden Taylor has worn many hats in his literary career from performing stand-up comedy at the Kennedy Center to being Artistic Director of Canada's premiere Native theatre company Native Earth Performing Arts. He has been an award-winning playwright a journalist/columnist short-story writer novelist television scriptwriter and ha...
Title:Someday: A Native American DramaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:142 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.3 inPublished:November 11, 2015Publisher:Fifth House BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1927083346

ISBN - 13:9781927083345