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Source: http://www.moishistoiredesnoirs.com/archives2013/index.php/en/la-conseil-d-administration/item/8-michael-p-farkas

Michael Pierre Farkas, a Passages Canada speaker and President of Montreal’s Roundtable on Black History Month, is passionate about telling the stories of Black Canadians, stories which he says have been all but forgotten because they were poorly documented. This interest was sparked by his own experiences. He was adopted and raised by European immigrant […]

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2-Josephine Walz, public health nurse 4 February 2014

Josephine Walz, public health nurse in Southend, Saskatchewan, March 1955. / Josephine Walz, infirmière de la santé publique à Southend, Saskatchewan, mars 1955. Image: Rosemary Gilliat Eaton. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.

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Richard Pierpoint est né dans le Bondou (région actuelle du Sénégal) en 1744. Après sa capture en 1760, on l'a déporté en Amérique, avant de le vendre à un officier britannique. Après une vingtaine d'années passées aux États‑Unis, il a obtenu son émancipation en combattant au sein des Butler’s Rangers, pendant la Révolution américaine. Grâce […]

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Richard Pierpoint was born in Bondu (now Senegal) in 1744. In 1760, he was captured and brought to America where he was sold to a British officer. After more than 20 years in America, he won his emancipation by fighting as a member of Butler’s Rangers in the American Revolution. His support for the British […]

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1-Girl shoveling snow 3 February 2014

Girl shoveling snow in Quebec City, Quebec, between 1955-1963. / Une fille pelletant de la neige, ville de Québec, Québec, entre 1955-1963. Image: Rosemary Gilliat Eaton. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.

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7-RCMP officer with dog 2 February 2014

RCMP officer posing with dog, 1950. / Un agent de la GRC photographié en compagnie d'un chien, 1950. Image: National Film Board of Canada. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.

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6-Shilly Shally Lodge 1 February 2014

Woman sweeps snow off the roof of Shilly Shally Lodge, Gatineau Park, Quebec (year unknown). / Une femme enlevant la neige du toit du chalet Shilly Shally, parc de la Gatineau, Québec (année inconnue). Image: Rosemary Gilliat Eaton. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.

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Consultez la page l'histoire des Noirs au Canada pour des articles et des biographies sur un éventail de personnes, de lieux et d’événements liés à des communautés noires au Canada. L'Histoire du mois des Noirs est l'occasion d'évoquer et de découvrir les expériences, les contributions et les réalisations des Canadiens et des Canadiennes d'origine africaine. […]

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Check out the Black History in Canada page for features, articles and biographies on a range of people, places and events related to Black communities in Canada. Black History Month provides an opportunity to share and learn about the experiences, contributions and achievements of peoples of African ancestry. It was initiated in Canada by the […]

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5-Female worker in an asbestos factory 31 January 2014

Female worker handles asbestos fluff in an asbestos factory, Asbestos, Quebec, June 1944. / Une travailleus manipulant des fibres d'amiante dans une usine d'amiante, Asbestos, Québec, juin 1944. Image: Harry Rowed. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.

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A family their living room in Africville, 1965.  Bob Brooks/Nova Scotia Archives/1989-468, vol. 16 / negative sheet 1 image 11.

“I think we should have a chance to redevelop our own property as well as anybody else,” said Joe Skinner, railway porter and resident of Africville, Nova Scotia, in an interview with the CBC. “When you are in this country and you own a piece of property, you’re not a second-class citizen. […] But when […]

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4-Polar Bear Cub 30 January 2014

Polar Bear Cub, Southampton Island, Nunavut, between 1942-1944. / Un ourson polaire, l'île de Southampton, Nunavut, entre 1942-1944. Image: J. Philippe. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.