Four Indigenous women comics featured in NDN Act at Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival

By Sam Laskaris  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Indigenous humour is  on display at the Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival . The festival, starting March 15th, now in its 19th year, will feature more than 60 comedy troupes. One of these groups is NDN Act, comprised of four First Nations women comics that include  Lena Recollet, Sam Mandamin, Jamie Whitecrow and Denise B. McLeod. Recollet and Mandamin are members of Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory on Manitoulin Island in Ontario. Whitecrow is a member of Seine River First Nation and McLeod is a member of Sagamok Anishinawbek First Nation, both nations also in northern Ontario. NDN Act will perform its show titled The NDN Problems at Toronto’s Theatre Centre. Its performance is part of a doubleheader with another group called B.O.A.T.S. (Based On A…

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