4 by 4 grid featuring 14 participants of Embodying Power and Place. Remaining squares read "Embodying Power and Place" and "New Harlem Productions."
Top to bottom, left to right: Janet Antone, Tara Beagan, Yolanda Bonnell, Darla Contois, Deborah Courchene, Aria Evans, Eekwol, Jessica Lea Fleming, Falen Johnson, Emilie Monnet, Yvette Nolan, Michelle Olson, Reneltta Arluk and Natalie Sappier.

Nightwood Theatre presents a digital experience
March 2021

In 2019, the federal commission on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls released their final report, Reclaiming Power and Place. In 2020 a dozen artists were commissioned by New Harlem Productions to read and respond to specific chapters of the report through their artistic medium. Embodying Power and Place weaves together visceral offerings of song, poetry, dance and theatrical works by such incredible creators  as Tiffany Ayalik, Reneltta Arluk, Tara Beagan, Yolanda Bonnell, Darla Contois, Deborah Courchene, Aria Evans, Eekwol, Jessica Lea Fleming, Falen Johnson, Émilie Monnet, Yvette Nolan, Michelle Olson, Natalie Sappier and jaye simpson curated by Donna-Michelle St. Bernard and New Harlem Productions.

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

Embodying Power and Place includes works by such incredible creators as Tiffany Ayalik, Reneltta Arluk, Tara Beagan, Yolanda Bonnell, Darla Contois, Deborah Courchene, Aria Evans, Eekwol, Jessica Lea Fleming, Falen Johnson, Émilie Monnet, Yvette Nolan, Michelle Olson, Natalie Sappier and jaye simpson, curated by Donna-Michelle St. Bernard and New Harlem Productions.

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