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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Theatre and Dance

This Guide is meant to be a starting point for research in the area of diversity, equity, and inclusion in theatre and dance

Books in the Library

American Indian Theater in Performance: a reader

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 and performance.

Call Number: PN2270.I53 A48 2000

Native Shakespeares: Indigenous Appropriations on a Global Stage

Explored in this essay collection is how Shakespeare is rewritten, reinscribed and translated to fit within the local tradition, values, and languages of the world's various communities and cultures. Contributors show that Shakespeare, regardless of the medium – theater, pedagogy, or literary studies – is commonly 'rooted' in the local customs of a people in ways that challenge the notion that his drama promotes a Western idealism.

Call Number: PR2880.A1 N38 2008

God's Red Son: the Ghost Dance Religion and the Making of Modern America

The definitive account of the Ghost Dance religion, which led to the infamous massacre at Wounded Knee in 1890

Call Number: E78.W W35 20175

Stories of Our Way: an Anthology of American Indian Plays

Stories of Our Way is the first anthology of its kind to span more than thirty years of American Indian theater, including the 1930s classic The Cherokee Night. This distinguished group of twelve plays draws on a rich range of tribal experiences -- Cherokee, Choctaw, Creek, Kiowa, Navajo, Oneida, Otoe-Missouria, Rappahonack, and urban.

Call Number: PS628 .I53 S76 1999

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The resources on this page are not a comprehensive list of everything that is available in the library.  To find more, try searching the catalog for a specific performer, tribe, or work or use search terms such as 'Native American dancers,' 'Indigenous performers,' 'First nations theatre,' or 'Native American playwright.'


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