Additional Resources for The Rez Sisters by Tomson Highway

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Bemrose, John "Highway of Hope," in Maclean's, Vol 102, no. 19, May 8,1989, p. 62.

Although he mainly focuses on Highway's Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing, Bemrose does offer some valuable quotations from Highway on the differences between the Cree language and English.

Conlogue, Ray. "Mixing Spirits, Bingo, and Genius," in the Toronto Globe and Mail, November 21, 1987, p. C5 Conlogue explains how The Rez Sisters reflects Highway's concerns as a Native and as an artist, touching upon such topics as the Trickster, racism and the "matrilineal principle" in Native literature.

Enright, Robert. "Let Us Now Combine Mythologies: The Theatrical Art of Tomson Highway," in Border Crossings, Vol 1, No. 4, December, 1992, pp. 22-27.

This is a long and thorough interview in which Enright and Highway discuss the playwright's childhood, study of folklore, and the effects of Christianity on Native spmtual life.

Johnston, Denis W. "Lines and Circles: The 'Rez' Plays of Tomson Highway...

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