Qwalena: The Wild Woman Who Steals Children
Join us as Indigenous storyteller Dallas Yellowfly brings the scary story of “Qwalena: The Wild Woman Who Steals Children” to life in the planetarium star theatre.
In this unique theatrical performance Yellowfly blends Oral Tradition, multimedia and a bit of humour to explore the intergenerational impact of Indian residential schools, and to create a better understanding of the Indian Act.
Dallas Yellowfly is a member of the Siksika First Nation, who was born and raised on Sto:lo territory practicing coastal cultures. After completing a Bachelors of Arts degree in Sociology/Anthropology, he pursued both stand up comedy and music professionally. Dallas blends his experience in stand up comedy, music, and film making to create engaging multimedia storytelling performances.
Recommended for ages 13+.
This performance contains some coarse language and mature subject matter. Strobe lighting effects will be used during this performance. Patrons that may have epilepsy or are affected by light stimulation please be advised.
Tickets available online through Eventbrite until 12:00pm on November 14th.