Vera Manuel devoted her life to encouraging others to free ourselves through the use of our personal voices. Telling the truth is disarming, speaking your truth is a generous and healing gift.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

National Aboriginal Day: Tribute to Vera Manuel at VPL

Vancouver Public Library presents
World Poetry Reading Series

First Nations Celebration
Please join us as we celebrate the poetry of
First Nations peoples, featuring
a memorial tribute to
Vera Manuel
Secwepemc-Ktunaxa playwright, poet, storyteller
& healer.

Video Poem: • Su r v i v o r featuring poem by Vera Manuel
Video by Doreen Manuel, Soundscape by Sandy Scofield
Performances by diverse artists
Poetry, Music & Dance •

June 21
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Alma VanDusen
& Peter Kaye Rooms
Lower Level
Central Library
350 West Georgia St.

Admission is free
Seating is limited

For more information call 604-526-4729

World Poetry hosts:
Ariadne Sawyer and Alejandro Mujica-Olea

Aboriginal Writers Collective West Coast

Photo by Chris Lock,

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