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Dry Lips Oughta Move to Lethbridge College: A Theatre Initiative to Create New Ways to Teach and Learn in the FNMI Career Pathways Program (Phase One)

Research Theme
Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities
Lead Researcher
Dr. Chris Gringard
Duration of Project
Project Description

Theatre was incorporated into the FNMI Career Pathways Program as a way to develop teaching and learning in NAT 1150: Exploring FNMI Perspectives. Students were part of the research and development of a play they were studying (Thomson Highway’s Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing); their contributions in this exploratory stage (Phase I) were carried forward to the play production in May 2016 (Phase II). Highway will join us offering a Master-Class and a public presentation to the community. The process was documented, demonstrating how theatre works and how Phase I reflects an Indigenous research methodology.