Aboriginal Knowledge

Throughout the play, one more character appears and three others are mentioned. Seamus, a young and handsome man, appears in the Mukwa Gezzis (Bear Moon: February) and he encounters Bernadette while she is looking for food or tools that might help her and Elena survive. Bernadette and Seamus start having an affair, regardless of the age difference, but Elena does not approve of it. Elena suspects Seamus was sent by Laird, the chief of the community they were exiled from. In the end, Seamus was indeed sent by Laird but ends up being a call for help as they need the guidance and wisdom from Elena and Bernadette as the old wise women left. The play touches on themes such as women's roles and traditional expectations, indigenous cultures, women’s sexuality, and traditional knowledge. 

Aboriginal Knowledge

Throughout the play, one more character appears and three others are mentioned. Seamus, a young and handsome man, appears in the Mukwa Gezzis (Bear Moon: February) and he encounters Bernadette while she is looking for food or tools that might help her and Elena survive. Bernadette and Seamus start having an affair, regardless of the age difference, but Elena does not approve of it. Elena suspects Seamus was sent by Laird, the chief of the community they were exiled from. In the end, Seamus was indeed sent by Laird but ends up being a call for help as they need the guidance and wisdom from Elena and Bernadette as the old wise women left. The play touches on themes such as women's roles and traditional expectations, indigenous cultures, women’s sexuality, and traditional knowledge.