ABOUT THE PLAY
30 – 45 minute play by Deborah Solberg
The title TILLICUM, is the Chinook word for FRIEND.
The play follows the friend ship of E. Pauline Johnson, Canada’s renowned poetess,and emissary to King Edward, Chief Joe Capilano from the Squamish Nation including, her poems and his stories as relayed in the book: Legends of Vancouver.
This play is an excellent educational tool to teach poetry and storytelling, and the history of two of Canada’s notable First Nations storytellers.