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Opera 'Sweet Land' creates new stories for the settling of America11:06
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A photo from "Sweet Land." (Casey Kringlen for The Industry)
A photo from "Sweet Land." (Casey Kringlen for The Industry)

The opera "Sweet Land" incorporates both Indigenous and non-Indigenous voices for a new take on the settling of America.

Here & Now's Scott Tong speaks with composer Raven Chacon and Aja Couchois Duncan, who co-wrote the libretto.

The "Sweet Land" creative team. (Courtesy)
The "Sweet Land" creative team. (Courtesy)

This segment aired on November 26, 2021.

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