A Play As Tool Of “Cultural Genocide”?

“The Theatre of Neptune In New France,” considered Canada’s first play, premiered on the water in a Nova Scotia harbor. “Now, four centuries later, a controversy has developed about whether the play — written by colonial lawyer and historian Marc Lescarbot — is simply a quaint if valuable historical precedent or whether it’s an implicitly racist tract aimed at subverting aboriginal peoples, the native Mi’kmaq.”