Staged Reading of “Wood Bones”

Below are several photos from the staged reading (November 16) at Emery Community Arts Center of William S. Yellow Robe’s play Wood Bones. As part of UMF’s Native American Film and Performance University Forum, William S. Yellow Robe, Jr.,  gave a reading, worked with the actors performing in Wood Bones, and answered audience questions after the play.

The cast of the UMF script-in-hand reading of Wood Bones (directed by Kat Zachary).

Brittney Blais as 121.

William S. Yellow Robe, Jr., during the question and answer session with the audience.

Photographs courtesy of Hillary Tozier.

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Older Than America at Human Rights Conference

Filmmaker Georgina Lightning, who spoke and screened her film Older than America at UMF back in October as part of the Native American Film and Performance University Forum Series, continues to show the film as part of an effort to raise awareness of the history of abuses at boarding schools in the United States and Canada. Most recently, Lightning accompanied a screening of the film as part of the 2011 Human Rights Conference in Los Angeles.