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Black Robe

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Adapted by [[Performer~P103366~Brian Moore~brianmoore]] from his own novel, The Black Robe is a sprawling recreation of a turbelent period in Canadian history. In 1634, Jesuit missionary Father Laforgue ([[Performer~P6907~Lothair Bluteau~lothairebluteau]]) arrives in the New World, hoping to convert the Huron Indian tribe to Catholicism-and, incidentally, to expedite the French colonization of Quebec. Laforgue is regarded with a combination of warmth and wariness by the natives, who refer to Laforgue and...more

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