"The Book of Negroes" and Black History Education Guide | The Canadian Encyclopedia

"The Book of Negroes" and Black History Education Guide

This innovative Education Guide explores seminal events and personalities in Black Canadian history through engaging discussion and interactive activities. The purpose of this Guide is to enhance your students' knowledge and appreciation of the Black Canadian experience, drawing from Lawrence Hill's award-winning historical fiction, The Book of Negroes, the remarkable journey of Aminata Diallo and the historic British document known as the "Book of Negroes."


Black History in Canada Education Guide

Structured around themes of journey, slavery, human rights, passage to Canada and contemporary culture, this Guide asks students to examine issues of identity, equality, community, and nation-building in both a historical and contemporary context. The Guide was made possible with the support of TD Bank Group and the Government of Canada.

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