JANE'S WALK: Homesteads, Settlements and Thriving In The Face of Adversity:...

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Mary Burlie Park

10465 97 Street Northwest

Edmonton, AB T5J 5C5

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Have you ever wondered what life was like in turn of the century Edmonton for Black settlers, workers and business owners? Did you know that Edmonton’s first Black church is over 100 years old and is still very active in the community! Do you want to learn more about the social, political and cultural contributions Black settlers had in building our City? Join Deborah Beaver a local descendant of Alberta’s first black pioneer families, as she leads us on an oral historical walk of Black history in Edmonton’s core.

Wear comfortable walking shoes, and get ready for an exciting walk through a fascinating part of Edmonton's history!

Want to hear more of these types of stories?

I Am From Here, a new exhibition in RAM's Human History Hall, shares the remarkable stories of the descendants of Alberta's early Black pioneers. Listen to spoken word stories from a tabletop jukebox, sit in a classic diner booth, welcome home a railroad porter, or watch a film about one family's quilting tradition. Explore what it means to say "I am from here."

I Am From Here is open at the RAM from March 23, 2019 – September 7, 2020.


Hope to see you on Sunday May 5th at 2 pm, Mary Burlie Park



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10465 97 Street Northwest

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