http://www.cbc.ca/news/arts/the-book-of-negroes-makes-tv-debut-wednesday-on-cbc-tv-1.2891161 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 […]
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.
http://www.thecasket.ca/archives/41923 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 […]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ys5SVsTvh70&list=UUm1SjUVQthHMC1uXwkGs4Xw Here is my effort to capture on YouTube the rehearsal of the script for the Walk with Colonel Timothy Hierlihy, the 1784 Founder of Antigonish. Click on the link above. Our wonderful videographer and AHA! supporter provided all these images. Thank you, Denise and what a perfect day for an autumn walk.. […]
These are just some of the photos taken by Archie MacLellan for the 200th anniversary of the landing at Town Point of the founder of Antigonish, Colonel Timothy Hierlihy. If you find yourself in these photos, please identify yourself by responding in the comment box. You will see Mayor Colin Chisholm, Bishop William Power, Eileen […]