Kenneth T. Williams is a Cree playwright from the George Gordon First Nation in Saskatchewan’s Treaty 4 territory, and is the first Indigenous person to earn an M.F.A. in playwriting from the University of Alberta. His plays have been produced across Canada; they include Care, Café Daughter, Gordon Winter, Thunderstick, Bannock Republic, Suicide Notes, and Three Little Birds. He teaches in the drama department of the University of Alberta. He lives in Edmonton, where he puts his personal and professional experience to good use as an active member of the local theatre community.
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