George Bonga:
Black Voyageur

written by Carlyle Brown

directed by Marion McClinton

February 6–February 28, 2016

1837. Trekking for six days and six nights in a blistering cold Minnesota winter, legendary Boundary Waters voyageur George Bonga is tasked with tracking down a fugitive Ojibwe warrior accused of murdering a white man. A multilingual man of mixed blood, Bonga lived on the boundaries of Black, White, and Ojibwe. Is Bonga really tracking down a murderer, or is he chasing his own demons?

Read/Listen to features of George Bonga: Black Voyageur

AFTERTHOUGHTS. Free for tickets patrons. A lively post-show talk after every Sunday matinee.

Feb. 7: Carlyle Brown, George Bonga: Black Voyageur playwright

Feb. 14: The Cast, George Bonga: Black Voyageur

Feb. 21: Peter Rachleff, Macalester College, U.S. Labor, Immigration and African American History; Mary Wingerd, Author, North Star Country - The Making of Minnesota

Feb. 28: Jameson Sweet, Managing Editor, Native American and Indigenous Studies, University of Minnesota; Katie Phillips, Diversity Doctoral Fellow, Macalester College; Travis Zimmerman, Site Manager, Mille Lacs Museum and Trading Post