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Comedy and Humour in Indigenous Film and Video

Wednesday, August 9 / 7 pm

On The Richard Pryor Show in 1977, Oneida comedian Charlie Hill opened his routine with the following joke, “For so long you probably thought that Indians never had a sense of  humour… we never thought you were too funny either.” In truth, humour has long been a staple of Indigenous storytelling. In customary teachings, a trickster character often appears to challenge ideas and create mischief. For contemporary Indigenous filmmakers and video artists, humour and comedy are a great way to make light of a situation and also a valuable tool…

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