Salt Baby

By Falen Johnson

Salt Baby
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Growing up on the Six Nations native reserve, Salt Baby never quite fit in, as a ÒwhiteÓ looking ÒIndianÓÑfair skin and curly hair made her more of a Shirley Temple type than a Pocahontas type. Salt Baby navigates the native reserve and the city while explaining herself, ... Read more


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Growing up on the Six Nations native reserve, Salt Baby never quite fit in, as a ÒwhiteÓ looking ÒIndianÓÑfair skin and curly hair made her more of a Shirley Temple type than a Pocahontas type. Salt Baby navigates the native reserve and the city while explaining herself, as well as her blood quantum, to the world and to ÒAlligatorÓ: ÒItÕs always different for Indians. Ó

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ÒThis hilarious and moving play explores the experience of being invisibly ethnic and raises questions about how we expect Aboriginal people to look. Ó

ÒThis hilarious and moving play explores the experience of being invisibly ethnic and raises questions about how we expect Aboriginal people to look. Ó

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