Haida play coming this month

  • Apr. 30, 2008 5:00 a.m.

Submitted article–Kaalts’idaa K’ah (Laughing Crow Productions) is presenting Sinxii’Gangu (Sounding Gambling Sticks) an original play written in Xaadaa, the language of Haida Gwaii on May 30 in Masset and May 31 in Skidegate. The play is based on a Swanton legend, and follows a young man through introspective times as he loses his village and family in a gambling wager. The play is presented in a time where the supernaturals roamed the earth close to humans and had parts to play in everyday life.The play was written by Haida artist Jaalen Edenshaw and will star Jeffery Williams as Sinx. It’s three acts with original dances by Nika Collison and original songs by Gwaai Edenshaw and Vern Williams.