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“Embodying Power and Place” featuring Reneltta Arluk, Yolanda Bonnell, Yvette Nolan, and Donna-Michelle St. Bernard

June 3 @ 12:00 am - July 1 @ 12:00 am EDT


Nightwood Theatre, Native Earth, New Harlem Productions present

Embodying Power and Place

June 3 – July 1 Free Online Performance

Presented as part of the Talking Stick Festival’s Summer Sojourn

In 2019, the federal commission on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls released their final report, Reclaiming Power and Place. In 2020 over a dozen artists from a wide range of disciplines were commissioned by New Harlem Productions to read and respond to specific chapters of the report. This digital iteration of Embodying Power and Place offers twelve audio-visual works that seek to honour the missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, Trans, and Two-Spirit people, and strives to create a sacred space in which to reflect, heal, and find renewed hope.

Incorporating text, sound and imagery, Embodying Power and Place includes pieces from incredible Indigenous creators such as Janet Antone, Reneltta Arluk, Tara Beagan, Yolanda Bonnell, DarlaContois, Deborah Courchene, Aria Evans, Eekwol Lindsay Knight, Jessica Lea Fleming, FalenJohnson, Émilie Monnet, Yvette Nolan, Michelle Olson, Natalie Sappier, jaye simpson, and Aqua Nibii Waawaaskone.

New Harlem Productions is grateful for the support of the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts.

Watch for free, on demand from June 3 to July 1, 2021 at


June 3 @ 12:00 am EDT
July 1 @ 12:00 am EDT
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