Cottagers and Indians

The play explores the politics and issues surround a real life event still happening in the Kawartha Lakes region of Central Ontario. An Indigenous man, Arthur Copper, has taken it upon himself to repopulate the nearby lakes with wild rice, known amongst the Anishnawbe as Manoomin, much to the disapproval of the local non-Native cottagers, in particular, Maureen Poole. She feels the plant interferes with boating, fishing, swimming, and generally is an eyesore that brings down the property values of her and her fellow cottages.

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