What’s an Indian Woman to Do? and Other Plays

Mark Anthony Rolo, 2010 With an introduction by Marcie Rendon What`s an Indian Woman to Do? and Other Plays merges farce and tragedy to reveal hidden realities of modern Native American life. This collection by the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe playwright addresses Indian casinos, sexual abuse, appropriation of Native culture, and the … Read more

Keepers of the Morning Star: An Anthology of Native Women

Edited by Jaye T. Darby and Stephanie Fitzgerald, 2003 Keepers of the Morning Star: An Anthology of Native Women`s Theater showcases the exciting range of Native women`s theater today from the dynamic fusion of storytelling, ceremony, music, and dance to the bold experimentation of poetic stream-of-consciousness and Native agit-prop. While negotiating complex issues, including family, community, … Read more

Grandchildren of the Buffalo Soldiers and Other Untold Stories

Five Plays by William S. Yellow Robe Jr., 2009 This collection of five plays portrays the complex issues that arise when mixed-blood American Indian characters come up against traditional Native beliefs. It shows how legislated and internalized racism has ravaged human relationships and created divisive struggles within Native American families and communities. The title play,Grandchildren … Read more

Evening at the Warbonnet and Other Plays

By Bruce King, 2007 The five plays in this collection by Bruce King offer a ride into an American Indian twilight zone that the author has been exploring for much of his career. The abnormal, often surreal settings of these plays provide a backdrop for his observations on the eternal struggle between good and evil … Read more

Ceremony, Spirituality, and Ritual in Native American Performance: A Creative Notebook (Paper)

By Hanay Geiogamah, 2011 Approaching Native American theater as ceremonial performance comprised of centuries-old tribal traditions and aesthetic concepts, Hanay Geiogamah combines his thirty-five years of creative and experimental work and research in Native theater to illuminate the elements of myth, spirituality, and ceremony and their integration into dramatic performances. Specific observations on how ritual … Read more

Ceremony, Spirituality, and Ritual in Native American Performance: A Creative Notebook (Hardcover)

By Hanay Geiogamah, 2011 Approaching Native American theater as ceremonial performance comprised of centuries-old tribal traditions and aesthetic concepts, Hanay Geiogamah combines his thirty-five years of creative and experimental work and research in Native theater to illuminate the elements of myth, spirituality, and ceremony and their integration into dramatic performances. Specific observations on how ritual … Read more

American Indian Theater in Performance: A Reader

Edited by Hanay Geiogamah and Jaye T. Darby, 2000. This reader is the first comprehensive collection to present the views of leading playwrights, directors, scholars, and educators in contemporary Native theater. A ground-breaking collection of recent and earlier writings, it serves as both an overview of the field and a source book for further study … Read more

American Indian Performing Arts: Critical Directions (Papercover)

Edited by Hanay Geiogamah and Jaye T. Darby, 2010. With an introduction by Jace Weaver, this collection of essays analyzes Native theater, dance, and music performances through indigenous critical lenses. Contributors to this volume include both recent and established scholars who offer provocative studies of the ways in which Native performing artists “re-present” American Indian … Read more

American Indian Performing Arts: Critical Directions (Hardcover)

Edited by Hanay Geiogamah and Jaye T. Darby, 2010. With an introduction by Jace Weaver, this collection of essays analyzes Native theater, dance, and music performances through indigenous critical lenses. Contributors to this volume include both recent and established scholars who offer provocative studies of the ways in which Native performing artists “re-present” American Indian … Read more