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Sellers gives Haig-Brown lecture

September 02nd, 2015

This year’s Roderick Haig-Brown Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Bev Sellars, patient retired band chief and author of They Called Me Number One: Secrets and Survival at an Indian Residential School. Entitled “Aboriginals, shop Conservation, Fish and our Common Survival,” her lecture will address issues of the residential schools system, environmental stewardship and cultural perspectives on economy. It will take place on September 12, from 7 to 8:30 PM at the museum in Campbell River.

Other appearance by Talonbooks authors will include a talk by the playwright and actor Carmen Aguirre at the Roundhouse in Vancouver on September 14 at 7 PM. It is billed as an evening about finding freedom across borders, culture and art. Tickets: Pay-What-You-Can,, 1-800-838-3006.

On September 27, Dina Del Bucchia and Daniel Zomparelli will give a 15-minute reading from their new co-authored collection of poetry, Rom Com, in the poetry tent at WORD Vancouver in VANCOUVER, BC. Exact time and location TBA.

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