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This edition of North American Indian Drama contains 256 plays by 49 playwrights. More than half of the works are previously unpublished, and hard to find, representing groups such as Cherokee, Métis, Creek, Choctaw, Pembina Chippewa, Ojibway, Lenape, Comanche, Cree, Navajo, Rappahannock, Hawaiian/Samoan, and others

Please click here to read an introductory essay about this collection written by Native American drama scholar Christy Stanlake.

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FEATURED ITEMS



War Cries by Diane Glancy

Includes "Bull Star," "Mother of Mosquitoes," "One Horse," "Segwohi," "The Truth Teller," and four other plays by this award-winning Cherokee playwright, poet, and educator.



Briefcase Warriors: Stories for the Stage by E. Donald Two-Rivers

Includes "Forked Tongues," "Chili Corn," "Coyote Sits in Judgment," "Shattered Dream," and two other plays by this Anishinaabe playwright, performer, and poet.



New Native American Drama: Three Plays by Hanay Geiogamah

Includes this Oklahoma-born Kiowa playwright and professor's "Body Indian," "Foghorn," and "49."



Where the Pavement Ends: Five Native American Plays by William S. Yellow Robe, Jr.

Includes "The Star Quilter," "The Body Guards," "Rez Politics," and two other plays by this Montana-born Assiniboine playwright and theater director.

 


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