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Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre

October 2019

ūtszan (to make something better), Written and performed by Yvonne Wallace at Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In her final days, Aunt Celia hatches a plan. She refuses to speak English anymore to her niece Margaret, only Ucwalmicwts from now on. This one-woman show unearths Indigenous knowledge, humour, strength and resilience through language reclamation. Margaret discovers that the tools she needs to speak her first language are all around her in the land, stories, and memories.   * A UN Year of Indigenous Languages event. Yvonne Wallace is Ucwalmicw from the Lil’wat Nation, and a graduate from…

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