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Shelburne African Heritage Month Proclamation
February 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us as we launch African Heritage Month 2023. This year’s provincial theme is Seas of Struggle: African Peoples from Shore to Shore. This theme “recognizes the resiliency, strength, and determination of people of African descent from the shores of Africa to the shores of Nova Scotia — with the Atlantic Ocean being the everlasting connection.” (Office of African Nova Scotian Affairs)
The proclamation will feature performances by Akaya Shand and the Hillcrest Choir; remarks from the the Black Loyalist Heritage Society, Municipality of the District of Shelburne and Municipality of Barrington; reading of the African Heritage Month Proclamation; and the unveiling of the provincial poster.
Black Loyalist Heritage Centre
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