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The Spirit of Africville

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Published by Formac .
Written in English


  • Canada - General,
  • History / Canada,
  • History - General History

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8200309M
ISBN 100887800858
ISBN 109780887800856

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The Spirit of Africville - The Spirit of Africville is a multi-faceted account of a proud African Nova Scotian community, and of the systematic neglect, ignorance and . Africville was demolished, but the spirit of the community lived on. The Halifax Regional Municipality publically apologized in early to the former Africville residents and descendants for what they endured. A settlement was made with the Africville Genealogy Society to "commemorate the past and take positive steps for the future.". ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: "A Maritext book." Errata slip laid in. Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 22 x . I initially picked this book because I remember learning about Africville for Black History Month back in elementary school because a few of my classmates were of African-Nova Scotian descent. As such, I always believed that Africville was /5.

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