News | 19 September 2013

UCSC’s Carolyn Dunn to direct play at National Congress of American Indians conference


Carolyn Dunn–director of UCSC’s American Indian Resource Center, managing director of the campus’s student resource centers, and literature lecturer—will direct a new play by acclaimed playwright Mary Kathryn Nagle at the National Congress of American Indians annual conference in Tulsa on October 14.

Titled Sliver of a Full Moon, the play documents the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, signed into law by President Obama on March 7, 2013.

The Act recognizes the inherent sovereignty in American Indian Nations to prosecute non-Indians who commit acts of domestic violence on Native lands.

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