This series brings together experts to demonstrate some of the ways we can teach Black Canadian history in a meaningful and fun way. Each module will be packaged with a lesson plan, bibliography, and primary source illustrations and images.
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Introduction to Black Canadian History
This webinar explores the gaps in Canadian history and education as it relates to Black people in Canada. This webinar also highlights the over 400-year-history and experiences of Black people in Canada. This webinar was presented by Dr. Afua Cooper.
Commemorating Mary Ann Shadd Cary
This webinar explores the life and legacy of journalist, publisher and teacher, Mary Ann Shadd Cary. Mary Ann Shadd Cary was the first Black woman in North America to publish and edit a newspaper called, The Provincial Freeman. This webinar was presented by Adrienne Shadd.
Primary Sources and Pedagogy
This webinar examines the importance of primary sources and pedagogy. This webinar also highlights how people can think historically about the lives and experiences of Black people in Canada. This webinar was presented by Dr. Natasha Henry-Dixon.
Early Black Settlements
This online seminar examines the origins of early Black communities that were founded by Black people across Canada’s provinces and territories. This webinar also highlights the persistent anti-Black racism and discrimination encountered by Black people upon arrival in Canada and how they over them. This webinar was presented by Channon Oyeniran.
Teaching Black Music History
This webinar discusses the history of Black Canadians in the creation of Black music. This webinar also highlights the achievements, musical excellence and impact made on the music world by Black Canadians in music. This webinar was presented by Wade Pfaff.