Indigenous comedians share how laughter is integral to their lives – CBC

Indigenous comedians share how laughter is integral to their lives – CBC

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 202220 Views

May 13, 2022

Winnipeg Comedy Festival performers come together to share some insight, and laughs

Have you ever heard a laugh that instantly makes you smile and laugh, too? It’s probably an Indigenous auntie!

Women and two-spirit comedians performed together to provoke that laughter as part of the Winnipeg Comedy Festival last week. A few of them shared their thoughts about the aspects of their humour and why it’s so integral to their lives.

“Indigenous woman laughter will literally shake a room,” said Jasmine Tara, a Winnipegger who is a member of Peguis First Nation, about 160 kilometres north of Winnipeg.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/humour-comedy-indigenous-women-1.6444534

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