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    ISBN: 9781772012545 | Paperback

    96 pages | Pub. Date: 20210429
    5.5 W × 8.5 H × .5 D inches
    featured | Drama | Bisac: DRA013000
    Rights: WORLD

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Little Red Warrior and His Lawyer
A Trickster Land Claim Fable
By Kevin Loring

Little Red Warrior is the last remaining member of the Little Red Warrior First Nation. One day, he discovers a development company has begun construction on his ancestral lands. In a fit of rage, Little Red attacks one of the engineers and is arrested for assault and trespassing on his own lands. In jail he meets his court-appointed lawyer, Larry, who agrees to help Little Red get his lands back. Larry convinces his wife, Desdemona, to allow Little Red to move into their basement while they sort out Red’s case. Desdemona and Red strike up an uneasy relationship. Despite herself Desdemona, who is not accustomed to being thrown off her game, is increasingly drawn to Red’s apparently hypnotic Indigenous charisma. As sparks begin to fly between them Larry prepares to fight for Little Red’s Land Rights. An unexpected intervention by a greater power occurs in the court case, and nothing will ever be the same.

Cast of 1 person of any gender in drag, 1 settler woman, 1 Indigenous man, and 2 settler men.

By Kevin Loring

Kevin Loring is a member of the Nlaka’pamux First Nation in Lytton, BC. His most recent play, Thanks for Giving, was a finalist for the 2019 Governor General’s Literary Award for Drama. His first play Where the Blood Mixes, won the Jessie Richardson Award for Outstanding Original Script; the Sydney J. Risk Prize for Outstanding Original Script by an Emerging Playwright; and the 2009 Governor General’s Literary Award for Drama.

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