Black Pioneers, men, women and children

Designed and developed by BCBHAS with investment from Digital Museums Canada

Digital Museums Canada logo

Resources for Educators, Students,  Parents, Researchers, Families, and You

Connect with the Pioneers who helped shape their communities and this Province.

crayons in various shades of black and brown

The British Columbia Black History Awareness Society (BCBHAS) creates awareness of the history of Blacks in B.C., and celebrates historical and current achievements and contributions in the arts, education, government, sports, science etc.

Dictionary page

What does anti-Black racism mean? What’s the difference between discrimination and prejudice? Check out our glossary of terms.

report cover graphic black background with gold text and colors of paint cascading from pail

Our Stories, Our Voices: 160 participants brought together, their stories woven together, give a glimpse of the vast diversity of people of African ancestry in this Province.