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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 6, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Thursday, September 6, 1973 Wins critical acclaim Indian experiences in cities basis of pT EDINBURGH (CP) A pow- erful Canadian play about the experience of Indians in Can- ada's cities has won critical ac- claim at the Edinburgh Festival for its angry portrayal of "the true plight of North American Indians." The play, The Ecstasy of Rita Joe, by George Ryga, was given its British premiere here Tuesday by the Western Canada Youth Theatre of Kamloops, B.C., appearing in the unofficial program of festival activities known as "the Fringe.'1 Edinburgh's leading news- paper, The Scotsman, says Ryga, a native of Summerland, B.C., has "Built up with pow- erful imagery, the iron impasss that has been reached where the crushing steamroller of 'civ- ilization' has all but ended verdant natural impulses of In- dian culture." Scotsman critic Kevin Done says Ryga's "great achieve- ment" is to focus attention and understanding on "the true plight of North American In- dians (which) has long lain ob- scured under the fantasies of the film western, or ignored in the official teaching versions of the conquest of Canada. The central role cf Rita Joe. a young Indian girl who leaves the reserve to try to find work in the city, is "a symbol of the whole Indian says Done, and her protrayal by Su- san Ringwood has "a moving and sensitive strength." Although the play has some faults, says the Scotsman critic, notably a certain long-wind- edness in the court scenes, at his best Ryga counterpoints the forces of nature and sterility in a way that recalls the gypsy ballads of the Spanish poet Fed- erico Garcia Lorca. who was shot in the Spanish Civil War. A spokesman for the Cana- dian company said the audience had visibly responded to the im- pact of the play. "It was obvious from the ap- plause how much it had gone he said. First produced at the Van- couver Playhouse in 1967. Rita Joe was subsequently adapted as a ballet by the Royal Winni- peg Ballet and has played in many North American centres. Earlier in its festival reper- toire, the Kamloops Company performed The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Bertold Brecht's gangster parable on the'life of Adolf Hitler. This also received a favorable review and the pro- duction was a sellout, said a company spokesman. TV HIGHLIGHTS Local Initiatives Program is even more local. This year, million is going to be invested in helping people help themselves. Only this year the emphasis is on helping people help themselves and their community. If yours is a typical community, we're putting the "local" into Local Initia- tives setting up a Constituency Advisory Group, or by having LIP. staff consult with already established groups. So now you help decide which projects will contribute most to everybody. On the Constituency Advisory Group will sit a good representation from the community, including people active in community affairs, people from local gov- ernment and social agencies, and LIP. sponsors from last year, all suggested by yourMP. Your project could have up to to work with, if your idea is a highly creative and innovative one, because next to "local" this year's L.IP. stresses imagination most. Now for the rules. To qualify for LIP. funds, your project must create not less than 15 man-months of employment. Workers with the skills required for your project must be available within your community. Project sponsors must hire all employees through Canada Manpower Centres. Deadline for applications is October 15th, 1973, though early submis- sions could result in projects starting as early as December 1st. Projects may be funded for up to six months. There's Do-it-Yourself Business L.I.P., too, for companies which want to provide facilities or services for their communities. Projects are not to be related to business operations, and must create additional jobs. So make a do-it-yourself job. And help your community make a lot of do-it- yourself jobs. All it takes is one good idea. Applications available now at your nearest Canada Manpower Centre, DO-IT-YOURSELF LIP GET A GOOD IDEA AND GET FT GROWING. Manpower Main-d'oeuvre and Immigration et Immigration Robert Andras, Minister Robert Andras, THURSDAY MOVIE HISTORICAL: "Appointmnnt With 7 p.m., Ch. 7. The last year of the Civil War in the U.S. is traced through profiles of Robert E. Lee in "The Surrender at SPORT: NFL Football, 7 p.m., Ch. 9. The Miami Dol- phins meet the Covhoys at Dallas. COMEDY: "The p.m.. Ch. 13. British comedy about three young men who operate an animal clinic in London. MUSIC: "It's A Musical 8 p.m.. Ch. 7. A salute to British Columbia with hosts Tommy Common and Tommy Makem. DRAMA: Kung Fu, 8 p.m., Ch. 13. "An Eye For An Eye" tells about a young woman's quest for revenge against the soldier who raped her. RELIGION: Billy Graham, 9 p.m., Ch. 11. "The Coming Judgment" is the topic for Dr. Graham's final program from Atlanta. MOVIE DRAMA: "The Hunchback of Notre I a.m., Ch. 7. Victor Hugo's tale of a deformed bellringer and I Ms love far a beautiful gypsy girl. FRIDAY i MOVIE DRAMA: "The p.m.. Ch. 13. i A story about a Mafia struggle starring Kirk Douglas. RADIO and TV LISTINGS Programs are listed by the Radio and Television Stations. Any varialion in program schedule is due to last-minute changes by the stations and is not ponsibility of The tethbridge Herald. if CHEC it Moriey McGill and Allan Bell Contemporary Co.-.ternoorary Sports; Leo Dow Farm News; Sunday Morninps. MONDAY thru FRIDAY News Buryl Clark News Buryl Clarke Farm News Cattle Prices News Buryl Clarke News Sports Buryl Clarke Buryl Clarke Bob Hesketh Checline News Trading Post News; Doug Marvin Music We Remember Leo Dow j0hn Oliver News Sports Grain Prices Call of the John Oliver Wild CJOC News with Bill Skelton. Rsd Whin, Bill Matheson; Sport Brent Seely and Den Maclean; Farm and Ranch Memories with George Brown on Scnday Morningi THURSDAY NIGHT FRIDAY 5-00 Profce 1220 Jim Elliot John Charles Show CBC News Jack Thys Probe 1220 News. Wthr, Sport 6-00 World at News, Wthr. Sport News and Grain Stan Baillcy Show Phone Bill Show Prices Jim Parsons Elliot Summer Jack Bruce Bowie Show Show if CHEC-FM 100.9 SATURDAY ________ Thys Stan Ballley Show MONDAY thru FRIDAY a.m.-12 noon Don McMaster 12 no-n-6 p m. Don Hedman 6 p m.-l a.m. Dall-0 SUNDAYS Concerts, Overtures 6 p.m. and Encores Concerts, Overtures (Bob Concie) and Encores CBR a.m.-12 noon Don McMaster 12 noon-S p.m. Dell-0 6 p.m.-10 p.m. Don Hedman 10 p.m.-12 midnight (Bob Concie) 1-2 p m. The Gasthaus Hour (German program) 1-6 p.m. Don Hedman 6 p m.-12 midnight Concerts, Overtures (Bob Concie) Radio 1010 Calgary THURSDAY NIGHT Five Nights Home Run News News World at Six The Inner Ear 6-30 As It News, Weather, Sign Off FRIDAY Week Music and Opinion Themes and S'9FRmAY Variations News, Wthr, Sports World at Eight From the Capitals Eye Opener This Country Radio Nocn Stockmarket TBA Max Ferguson Bob Kerr BBC News Home Run BBC News News World at Six You Get GUARANTEED CIRCULATION When You Advertise In The Herald CHINOOK Next Chinook September 18th (Advertising Deadline September 12th) CALL 328-4411 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION! CJOC-TV Channel 7 THURSDAY NIGHT CJOC News Honywood Squares "jg Andy Griffith Hunchback of CJOC News Frontier Collection Wolper Special It's a Musical World Notre Dame FRIDAY Pinochio Farm ana City News Mary Tyler Moore Ed Allen Movie: Mutiny at Stratus Faction Fort Sharp Mon Ami News Friendly Giant (Cablevision Ch. 6} Mr. Dress Up Sesame Street Luncheon Date Lets Make a Deal Klara's Korner Galloping Gourmet Luncheon Date TaKe 30 Edge of Night Family Court Drop In Hollywood Squares CFCN-TV lethbridge Channel 13 (Cablevision Ch. 4) THURSDAY NIGHT Anything You Can Do Buckshot Star Trek News Beat the Clock George The Goodies Kung Fu George Kirby Here Come the Seventies Streets of San Francisco News News Pierre Berton Merv Griffin FRIDAY Thought for Day University of Air Canada A.M. Romper Room Yoga -r- Trouble with Tracy Bucksnot Uncle Bobby Star Trek Supermarket News Pierre Berton Summer Family Affair Movie: The Brotherhood Eye Bet Somerset Another World What's the Good Word? It's Up To You KRTV Great Falls Channel 3 (Cablevision Ch. 9) 6-45 Salute Agrlculturi Price is Right V-noTodav Show AS the World Turns 7.00 Toaav inow 12.00 News Joker's Wild The Doctors Pyramid Another World Gambit New Match Game Hollywood Jeopardy Who, What, News THURSDAY NI6HT News News Bonanza NFL News Toniflht Show FRIDAY Understanding Our Where World Secret Storm Mike Douglas Show Today In Montana News News KFBB-TV Great Falls Channel 5 (Cablevision Ch. 11) THURSDAY NIQHT FRIDAY News Farm News 6-00 News Captain Kangaroo News Audrey Jack Young and the Restless News Search for Tomorrow All My Children Truth or Consequence: Wind Raiders d the Sahara Tony and Lena Billy Graham TV-S Movie: The Tattocr Let's Make Deal Ncwlywed News General Hospital One Life to Days Of Our Lives Wizard of Odds Three on a Match Girl In My Lift Split Second Brady Bunch Password ;