A Canadian Slavery Story: Canadiana Series - Season 1
Catalogue Number: UPP004
Producer: The Canadiana Project Inc.
Producing Agencies: The Canadiana Project Inc.
Subject: Black History, Canadian History, Canadian Social Studies, Canadian World Studies, History, Social Studies
Grade Level: 6 - 8, 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2017
Running Time: 10:17
Closed Captions: Yes
On April 10, 1734, Montreal was on fire. The city was devastated and the cause was deemed to be arson. An enslaved woman was charged, tortured, and hung for the crime—a crime she might not have committed. This is the story of Marie-Josèphe-Angélique, from one of the darkest chapters of Canadian history.
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