Black History in Southwestern Ontario: Seeing Canada (Season 3)
Catalogue Number: BYP086
Producer: Brandy Y Productions
Producing Agencies: Brandy Y Productions
Subject: Black History, Canadian History, Canadian Social Issues, Canadian Social Studies, Documentary, History, Social Issues, Social Sciences, Social Studies
Grade Level: 6 - 8, 9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2022
Running Time: 26:46
Canadian journalist Brandy Yanchyk explores Southwestern Ontario where she learns about the Underground Railroad and the history of the Freedom Seekers who came to Canada and helped build a large, vibrant Black community in the country.
In this episode Brandy visits The Amherstburg Freedom Museum, the Buxton National Historic Site & Museum, The Chatham-Kent Black Historical Society & Black Mecca Museum and Uncle Tom’s Historic Site.
She also meets with Teajai Travis, a Descendant of Underground Railroad Travellers and with Educator Irene Moore Davis at the Tower of Freedom in Windsor.
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