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Community Awareness: Shiloh Centre for Multicultural Roots

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Did you know there were more than 1,500 African American who settled in Alberta in early 1900s?

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Join us for a presentation with Deborah Dobbins from Shiloh Centre for Multicultural Roots to learn about the history and experience of African American settlers in Alberta.

This webinar is for front-line workers, educators, and any community members who would like to learn more about diverse communities and their experience in Alberta.

Presenter: Deborah Dobbins

• Founder of the Shiloh Centre for Multicultural Roots

• Creator of the oral history project and documentary, We are the Roots: Black Settlers and Their Experiences of Discrimination on the Canadian Prairies. The film tells the story of a wave of African American immigrants who moved to Alberta and Saskatchewan between 1905-1912 to escape racism and persecution in the United States

Please contact Rie at rie.nakai@reachedmonton.ca for any questions!

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