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Photograph of Bev Sellars, author of They Called Me Number One
THE
MEIGHEN
FORUM

CELEBRATED SPEAKERS

BEV SELLARS

Lazaridis Hall, Tom Patterson Theatre
Saturday, September 24
10:30 a.m. to noon

Author and advocate Bev Sellars formerly served as councilor and chief of Xatśūll (Soda Creek) First Nation in British Columbia. Her memoir, They Called Me Number One, about her experiences in the residential institution St. Joseph’s Mission, formed a key part of the research for the play 1939, which receives its world première at the Festival this season. Hear her story and her thoughts on how to move with truth toward reconciliation.


In photo: Bev Sellars

Support for The Meighen Forum is generously provided by Kelly & Michael Meighen and The T.R. Meighen Family Foundation.


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Sat, Sep 24
10:30 AM