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Black Canadian History Webinars April 27 & 28

  • 1.  Black Canadian History Webinars April 27 & 28

    Posted 04-21-2021 12:24:00 PM

    Two webinars about Black Canadian History and Pedagogy, with award-winning curriculum designer and historian, Natasha Henry.

    SESSION 1:  Tuesday April 27, 2021  |  7:00-8:00pm EDT

    "I Had Heard that Canada Was a Land of Liberty': African Americans Pursue Freedom in Canada During the 19th Century"
    Through the examination of individual and community profiles, this presentation will explore how Black settlers defined the idea of freedom and the ways in which they agitated for equality and full freedom in their daily lives with the aim of improving their communities and the country we now call Canada.

    Session 1: Register Here 

    SESSION 2: Wednesday April 28, 2021  |  4:00-5:00pm EDT

    "Ideas, Pedagogy, and Resources for Teaching African-North American History"
    Participants will learn how to teach more fully and factually about African-Canadian and African-American history in the founding and development of North America through an anti-racist lens. Resources that can be taken straight into your classroom and deepen the lessons in your History classes will be shared.

    Session 2: Register Here

    Betsy Arntzen
    Canadian Studies K-12 Education Outreach
    Canadian-American Center, UMaine
    154 College Ave. Orono, ME 04473