The Forgotten History of the Contribution of Black Slaves and Soldiers to the Building of Canada (1604-1945)
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Quelles valeurs transmettre aux jeunes du XXIe siècle?
Ce livre s’interroge sur des questions centrales qui permettent de créer une société inclusive, tolérante, ouverte et dans laquelle tous les citoyens sont traités à pied égal. Pour ce faire, l’auteur met en avant l’enseignement de valeurs démocratiques, républicaines dès les premières années à l’école jusqu’à la sortie du secondaire.
Anderson Ruffin Abbott
Anderson Ruffin Abbott (7 April 1837 – 29 December 1913) was the first Canadian-born Black Canadian to be a licensed as a family physician. His career included participation in the American Civil War. Significant roles included coroner of Kent County, Ontario, and surgeon-in-chief.
Leonard Parkinson was the leader of the Maroons in Trelawny Parish, Jamaica. The Maroons were the descendants of Africans who had escaped slavery and established communities in the island interior.
Marie Josèphe Angelique
Is this country’s commitment to shying away from the ugly and difficult parts of our history? “What is it about Quebec and Canada which feeds the denial of our sordid history of oppression?” That denial has been nurtured and perfected for centuries and has created the perfect foundation for a contemporary blindness.