Baskets of Black Nova Scotians

Available on Nova Scotia Museum Publishing Catalogue’s website, the Baskets of Black Nova Scotians is a free e-book. The book is about the history of the basket-making tradition brought to Nova Scotia by Black refugees during the War of 1812.  The book features illustrated examples of work and construction techniques as the practice is continued … Read more

Black Halifax

Black Halifax is an innovative, interactive, multidisciplinary project that celebrates Halifax’s vibrant Black community. The site hosts a collection of stories and short films about the rich culture of the community. These stories are presented by local performance, poets and actors along with archival photographs and films.

Africville Museum

The Africville Museum looks across the land where the people of Africville lived, worked, and raised their families by Bedford Basin’s water. Inside the museum, exhibits tell the story of a community that met the indignities of racism with grace and faith. The museum hopes to attract residents and tourists as a Black heritage destination.

Afrikan Canadian Heritage Centre

The Centre holds numerous valuable resources that record the history and heritage of African Nova Scotians in the Guysborough and Strait regions.

Black Cultural Centre

The cultural centre aims to protect and preserve Black culture in Nova Scotia. It’s a cultural heritage museum that focuses on African Nova Scotian history. The centre is dedicated to celebrating the rich history and culture of Nova Scotia’s Black community.

Black Loyalist Heritage Centre

The Black Loyalist Heritage Centre explains how Nova Scotia hosted the world’s largest free African population outside of Africa in the late 18th century. Visitors will find a museum and library where they can search for their ancestral roots and follow the Black settlers’ footsteps.