Vera Manuel devoted her life to encouraging others to free ourselves through the use of our personal voices. Telling the truth is disarming, speaking your truth is a generous and healing gift.

Sunday, April 18, 2010

The Strength of Indian Women: In the News & Among the Scholars

Storyteller Theatre travelled to many communities in the US and Canada, performing The Strength of Indian Women and sharing not only the stories woven into the play, but the need and desire for compassionate storytelling by survivors of traumatic oppression and cultural genocide.  The play was performed locally at the Women in View Festival, receiving very positive reviews.

If you click on the images above and below, you should be able to read two reviews, written by Catherine Whipple (source unknown), and Mary Pierpoint (Indian Country, read full review here).

Some of the books and essays in which Vera Manuel's plays and playwrighting are discussed include:
Click on any title above to find out more about these books and articles, and how to read more about the impact of Vera's plays.


Vera's play is published in full in this book:

Online article & discussion:

My thanks to Joyce Johnson, for providing the images of the reviews/news clippings.