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Black History in Southwestern Ontario: Seeing Canada (Season 3)

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This title is a part of the series 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
Language:  English
Grade Level:  6 - 8, 9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2022
Running Time:  26:46


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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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