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Powerful First Nations stage play hits the BC Peace this week

A residential school focus.
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Powerful presentation.

Bunk #7 is the true story of six boys and a riot at Edmonton Indian Residential School in St. Albert, Alberta in 1960-61.

When their favourite English Supervisor is suddenly fired, a perfect storm ignites, causing the boys to rise up and revolt against conditions and incidents at the institution. Its central image is cultural resilience - the capability of a cultural system to absorb adversity, deal with change and continue to develop.

Playwright Larry Edward Guno was a lawyer, playwright and political figure in British Columbia. He was born in Aiyansh, British Columbia in 1940, the son of Augustus Guno and a member of the Nisga'a nation.

The show will play Nov. 8 in Dawson Creek Tuesday at 7pm at Unchagah Hall, November 10 in  Fort Nelson Thursday at 7pm in the Phoenix Theatre, as well as on Nov. 12 in FSJ at the North Peace Cultural Centre at 7pm.

For more information see www.bunk7.ca

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