Playwright in Toronto asks that only people of colour review play

A play about an Indigenous woman’s journey through inter-generational trauma is now running in Toronto.

But you won’t see reviews from critics in mainstream news outlets.

That’s because Yolanda Bonnell, from the Fort William First Nation and the play’s creator, has asked most non-Indigenous reviewers to stay away.

 

Video Journalist / Toronto

Allana is a graduate of the Indigenous Studies program at Trent University and the new media journalism program at Sheridan College. She worked at Sudbury.com and TVO before coming to APTN National News where she now covers Indigenous stories in Southern Ontario as a video journalist. McDougall is a member of Hiawatha First Nation.