Creating Art History that Reflects Canada – Mini Lessons
Black Canadian Artists
Filmed in 1993, Silvia Hamilton’s documentary Speak It! From the Heart of Black Nova Scotia showcases the experiences of Black students in their Nova Scotian high school. Watch the first 2 minutes (or more) to get an idea of the theme.
While you watch, reflect on the question:
What are the benefits of learning about history that accurately reflects Canada’s diversity?