Black History in Canada – Links

Black History in Canada – Links

Genealogical and family history and historical links for Black History in Canada

Black History Month, Canada: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/multiculturalism/black/

Blacks, genealogy and historical resources, Library and Archives Canada: http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/immigration/history-ethnic-cultural/Pages/blacks.aspx

Canada’s Black History, Historica Canada: http://blackhistorycanada.ca/

Black Canadians in Uniform, Veterans Affairs Canada: http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/those-who-served/black-canadians-in-uniform

BC Black History Awareness Society: http://www.islandnet.com/~bcbhas/

The Salt Spring Island Multicultural Project: http://saltspringarchives.com/index.html

Black settlers of Wellington, BC story from the Nanaimo Archives. This is based, in part, on Christine Meutzner’s presentation to the Nanaimo Community Archives Society AGM for 2015 and includes an audio interview with her. CBC website: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/hidden-history-of-african-american-settlers-in-wellington-b-c-uncovered-1.3114170?cmp=rss

Hogan’s Alley Memorial Project, Vancouver: http://www.hogansalleyproject.blogspot.ca/

Black Strathcona, Vancouver: http://blackstrathcona.com/

Ontario Black History Society: http://www.blackhistorysociety.ca/

Black History Ottawa: http://www.blackhistoryottawa.org/

Destination Freedom: The History of the Underground Railroad in Canada, history and historic sites: http://www.canada.worldweb.com/TravelArticles/Historical/8-146799.html

John Freeman Walls HIstoric Site, Puce, Ontario: http://www.undergroundrailroadmuseum.org/