Slavery in Canada
and The First Wave
We northerners have maintained a bit of a 'holier than thou' attitude
about the widespread use of slaves in the southern States. If one were
to ask if Canada ever had slaves, many Canadians would respond with
an indignant 'no', yet we did have slaves for a period of about 20 years..
Scotian Christmas Tree
What's 60 ft tall, green all over and lives in Nova Scotia? If you
guessed the 'Jolly Green (Bluenosed) Giant', you'd be wrong.
the Atlantic Coast
Through 150 detailed b&w illustrations and the author's insight, this field
guide describes a beachcomber's bounty of sea sponges, jellyfish, worms, shells,
fish, mammals, birds, seaweed, flowering plants - and tells you where to find
Did you know? June 21st is
Aboriginal Day. This annual event is part of the
United Nations observance of the International Decade of the World's
Indigenous People (1994-2004). Nova Scotia's Mi'kmaqs will be
celebrating at the province's 13 reserves
with a special event at Amherst.