a new play with music, freely adapted after John Katishan's story The Origin of the Gunakadeit.
Text by Ishmael Hope, music by Stefan Hakenberg and songs by Mary Hagen

for 4 actors / musicians (voices, percussions, Native American flute, cello)

a Gunakadeit mask

(-) World premiere concert performance: 2006, Resurrection Lutheran Church, Juneau, Alaska; with Alan Hayes, Ishmael Hope, Lily Hudson, Victoria Johnson.
(-) World premiere stage performance: 2006, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, Discovery Theater, Washington, D.C.; with Mary Hagen, Ishmael Hope, Lily Hudson, Jake Waid; Jim Simard, producer.

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