TRU students first in Canada to study new aboriginal play
Rebekah Seagle & Kaleena Loehr
“The title of the play does not mean where the rivers meet,” Loring said. “It is about the place inside the heart where the blood mixes … what’s beneath it, where the words come from.”
And even though the story contains tragic elements, it speaks as a triumph of human spirit and perseverance.
Aboriginal playwrights often take an unexpected approach to drama, Ratsoy said. The humour in the play acts as a coping mechanism and relieves stress.
For more on the subject, see Native Plays and Other Stage Shows.