How to Steal a Canoe tells the story of a young Nishnaabeg woman and an old Nishnaabeg man rescuing a canoe from a museum and returning it to the lake where it was meant to be. It is a story about stealing back the precious parts of us, which were always ours in the first place. With lyrics and narration by Nishnaabeg poet Leanne Betasamosake Simpson and an original score by Cree cellist Cris Derksen.

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