Nyla Carpentier with a dashed vertical line drawn down the middle of her face, with her hair loose on the left and in a braid on the right

Dissection of a … Mixed Heritage Woman

Victoria Fringe

Dissection of a Indian Aboriginal First Nation Indigenous Native Status Full-Blood Non-Status Halfbreed Métis Rez Urban Mixed Heritage Woman

Which part belongs to who? Told through family and personal stories, poetry, dance and a bit of song. One woman tries to find out who she is and where her mixed heritage is pulling her. Unraveling and weaving together her experiences to figure out how to fit within society and not set it on fire.

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Nyla Carpentier (Tahltan, Kaska, French, Scottish) is a multifaceted performing artist currently residing in Vancouver. She is an actor, writer, powwow dancer and workshop facilitator.