Black Pioneers, men, women and children

Designed and developed by BCBHAS with investment from Digital Museums Canada

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

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This 52-page publication can be purchased by donation or you can explore the digital timeline.  

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We welcome everyone to all our public events.

They helped shape our communities and this province.

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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.

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We bring awareness of the histories of Black people in BC and celebrate historical and contemporary achievements and contributions; and here you will also find latest news and announcements.

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

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Alexander Park, Deas Island, Giscome Portage Trail, McClore Mountain, McDame Creek …. are all named after Black Pioneers

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BC Black History History Awareness Society is a registered charity. Tax receipts are issued annually.