Tragedy on the prairie: Members of the Akpik Theatre from Edmonton performed the play Pawâkan Macbeth Jan. 27 at the Nipishkopahk Secondary School in Maskwacis. The play draws on the comparisons between Macbeth and the Cree legend Wihtiko in its storyline where the Plains Cree and Stoney Nakoda are at war with the Blackfoot then journeys through greed, honour and betrayal. Photos by Jordie Dwyer

PHOTOS: Cree adaptation of Macbeth

Staff, students and members of the public took in the play in Maskwacis on Jan. 27

Tragedy on the prairie: Members of the Akpik Theatre from Edmonton performed the play Pawâkan Macbeth Jan. 27 at the Nipishkopahk Secondary School in Maskwacis. The play draws on the comparisons between Macbeth and the Cree legend Wihtiko in its storyline where the Plains Cree and Stoney Nakoda are at war with the Blackfoot then journeys through greed, honour and betrayal. Photos by Jordie Dwyer

By Jordie Dwyer

Staff, students and members of the public took in the play in Maskwacis on Jan. 27

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