The Rez Sisters is the award-winning play by Cree playwright Tomson Highway. Set on the fictional Wasaychigan Hill Indian Reserve, the seven main characters try to beat the odds at the “world's biggest bingo” game. The play is a powerful portrayal of Native women in contemporary society and combines humour, tragedy and passion. Recommended for university/college level Native Literature courses.
Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing is the award-winning play by Cree playwright, Tomson Highway. The action is set on the mythical Wasaychigan Hill Indian Reserve and focuses on the lives of seven "Wasy" men and the game of hockey. This fast-paced story combines tragedy, comedy and hope. Highway explores contemporary Native Canadian reality in the dominant Canadian society. Recommended for mature readers.
Rose is the eagerly awaited third installment in Tomson Highway’s “rez” cycle—a large-cast musical set on the Wasaychigan Hill Reserve in 1992, reintroducing many of the characters from the first two plays, The Rez Sisters and Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing. The play features, as the title suggests, Roses. One Rose has recently become chief of the reserve, a woman who must fight constantly to keep her position and maintain the integrity of her culture.