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MERE: An Evening in Honour of Maria Campbell and Louise Halfe


Fri Oct 13, 2017
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
60 mins


Toronto Reference Library
Bram & Bluma Appel Salon

Celebrating excellence in Indigenous storytelling and literature, and the lifetime achievements of award-winning author, playwright and filmmaker, Maria Campbell and award-winning poet, Louise Halfe. With special appearances by Gregory Scofield, Tracey Lindberg, Cherie Dimaline, Janet Marie Rogers, Alicia Elliot and Lee Maracle. Musical accompaniment by the Smoke Trail Singers and powwow dancers.

In partnership with the Indigenous Writers Gathering.

Books will be for sale at this event and the author will be signing. Cash, debit or credit accepted.


Ticket Holders: Limit two tickets per valid email address. Doors open at 6 pm. Please join us for a cash bar reception starting at 6 pm. As most Appel Salon events are free, it is our policy to overbook. In case of a full program, your ticket reservation may not guarantee admission. We recommend you arrive early.

Room Capacity: Based on fire code regulations the Appel Salon can accommodate seating for 458 in the main room. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. Additional overflow seating as well as standing room is available in the adjoining room.

Accessibility: Toronto Public Library is committed to providing equitable access to library service in a welcoming and supportive environment. A limited number of hearing assist devices are made available to all attendees at the Appel Salon bar. If special seating is required for any of the Appel Salon events, prior arrangements can be made by contacting event staff at Please contact staff only once you have obtained an event ticket. We may not be able to accommodate requests on the day of our Appel Salon events.

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