Concordia Cantata and Odaya: Cantata for Missing Women

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Cantata for Missing Women

Cantata for Missing Women is an excerpt from the play Attawapiskat is no Exception in which members of a northern community are evacuated and moved into a large city. As they arrive they hear the voices of the missing and murdered aboriginal women, hovering over the city streets, demanding some space in the minds of the audience.


Concordia Cantata, Odaya is an aboriginal singing and drumming group collaborating on the ”Cantata for Missing Women.” Text by Floyd Favel, composed by Ralph Denzer, performed by Anik Sioui and Emilie Monnet with the ensemble of "Attawapiskat is No Exception,” directed by Ursula Neuerburg-Denzer.

Background Information
  • Encuentro Location (Montréal): Concordia University, Henry F. Hall Building
  • Date: June 21, 2014
Concordia Cantata and Odaya: Cantata for Missing Women Edited by Victor Bautista
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