Category Archives: Reconciliation

Discovery: A Comic Lament

An important step in improving relationships with Indigenous Peoples

Discovery: A Comic Lament, is a play about the Doctrine of Discovery, the legal framework that justified seizure of land and oppression of Indigenous Peoples. It offers both comic and challenging glimpses into our colonial history, and nudges us to question our stories with honesty and integrity.

It will be performed at 4 locations in Waterloo Region from May 31st ot June 3rd, all at 7:30pm.

  • Thursday, May 31 at Rockway Mennonite Collegiate, 110 Doon Rd, Kitchener
  • Friday, June 1 at Conrad Grebel University College, 140 Westmount Road N, Waterloo
  • Saturday, June 2 at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 810 King St. E., Cambridge
  • Sunday, June 3 at Steinmann Mennonite Church, 1316 Snyder’s Rd W, Baden, ON

The Mino Ode Kwewak N’Gamawak singers/drummers, as invited guests, will open and close each performance. 

Purchase tickets now: https://uwaterloo.ca/grebel/events/discovery-comic-lament. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door.