Against the Current and Into the Light

9780773559202: Hardback
Release Date: 30th December 2019

9780773559219: Paperback
Release Date: 30th December 2019

32 photos

Dimensions: 152 x 229

Number of Pages: 248

Series McGill-Queen's Native and Northern Series

McGill-Queen's University Press

Against the Current and Into the Light

Performing History and Land in Coast Salish Territories and Vancouver's Stanley Park

An examination of historical performances in an iconic Vancouver park demonstrating how it remains an Indigenous place despite colonial efforts.
Hardback / £91.00
This book can only be pre-ordered within 2 months of the publication date.
Paperback / £25.99
This book can only be pre-ordered within 2 months of the publication date.

Performance embodies knowledge transfer, cultural expression, and intercultural influence. It is a method through which Indigenous people express their relations to land and continuously establish their persistent political authority. But performance is a

Selena Couture is assistant professor of drama at the University of Alberta.