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Left: Thomas Moore as he appeared when he admitted to the Regina Indian Industrial School, May 1874. Right: Thomas Moore, after tuition at the Regina Indian Industrial School. Library and Archives Canada/Annual report of the Department of Indian Affairs (196)/AMICUS 90778/nlc-01524, 90778/nlc-01525 

Native Voices at the Autry

Fourth Annual Short Play Festival: Cut Short

Sunday, November 9, 2014, 1:30 p.m.

Native Voices at the Autry presents new short plays by Native American playwrights exploring the Indian boarding school experience and its effect on young lives, families, communities, culture, and contemporary Indian education. One of the playwrights will receive the 2014 Von Marie Atchley Excellence in Playwriting Award, a $1,000 cash prize!

These short plays are presented as part of Native Voices at the Autry’s 2014–2015 season, themed “Legacy and Loss: Stories From the Indian Boarding School.”


San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles Edison International Los Angeles County Arts Commission National Endowement for the Arts The Nissan Foundation Seven PostSoboba Band of Luiseño Indians Sony PicturesThe Walt Disney Company Wells Fargo

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