Embodying the role of a spiritually disoriented oil patch worker, Dene actor Nathan Loitz strides into the bush north of Edmonton wearing a pair of cherished deerskin moccasins scrupulously protected by rubber overshoes. Swinging a heavy axe, he deftly splits logs for a blazing campfire. A black-robed figure awakens and draws near, an ancestral presence played by Cree-M├ętis baritone Jonathon Adams, guardian of land and water. The two join hands. A monstrous petrochemical plant looms in the distance, waste gas … Continue reading Messiah/Complex