The Book of Negroes makes TV debut Wednesday, January 7, 2015 on CBC TV The miniseries The Book of Negroes, based on the acclaimed novel by Lawrence Hill, and filmed in Nova Scotia, traces the journey of Aminata Diallo, who is taken by slave traders from West Africa to the U.S., her life through the American Revolution, escape to Canada (Nova Scotia near Shelbourne) and her ultimate freedom in […]

Town Point Heritage Walk October 2014

So glad to have a photo of our vidoegrapher, Antoinette Karuna, and Silvio, sound engineer.  Philip Girvan (here with Thomas) took on the role of the Acadian priest during our participatory pilgrimage with the Hierlihy founding settlers of Antigonish.

Update on Imagine Antigonish in The Casket, November 5, 2014 Emily Hiltz interviewed us in the Antigonish Heritage Museum, and how skilfully she has crafted this story from our far-ranging conversation.  We chose this banner for the photo deliberately because it represents the diversity of the Antigonish community — the Mi’kmaq, Acadians, Dutch, Chinese, Scots — and the co-op housing movement.    And look […]