The Heartbeat of Poor Tom

Director: Lisa Nasson (Mi’kmaw)
Canada | 2021 | 7 min 
English/Mi’gMaq | Audio, Fiction 
World Premiere

Poor Tom is a fictional story about a woman dealing with the aftermath of the racist attacks in Mi’kma’ki last year over the broken Peace and Friendship Treaty concerning fishing for moderate livelihood. 

Lisa Nasson is a Mi’kmaq actor, director and storyteller from Nova Scotia. She studied acting at George Brown College in Toronto and Classical Theatre with the Birmingham Conservatory at the Stratford Festival. 


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