The Eighth Fire traces the migration of the Anishinaabeg people from the eastern doorway to the shores of “Lake Superior” over hundreds of years. It follows the 7 fires prophecy that prompted the migration; the lives of the ancestors that began it and the future generations who will complete it.
Selected from commission pitches for Nightwood Theatre
Workshop and invited read supported by Nightwood Theatre and Native Earth Performing Arts, 2022
Developed at Banff Playwright’s Lab, Banff Centre for the Arts 2022
Dramaturgical support by Lindsay Lachance and Jill Carter
Funding Support: Ontario Arts Council, Nightwood donor Kate Amesbury