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Things My Fore Sisters Saw

Saturday, June 29, 2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

In this one-woman play by Leslie McCurdy, you will meet four women of African Descent who affected change in Canada. Marie-Joseph Angelique, a slave who was said to have burned down “half” of Montreal from whom we have the first slave narrative in North America; Rose Fortune, the first “policewoman” in North America who helped “freedom seekers” settle in Annapolis Royal Nova Scotia; Mary-Ann Shadd, the first North American woman to publish and edit a newspaper; and Viola Desmond who refused to give up a seat to segregation well before the celebrated Rosa Parks and who is the face of the Canadian $10 bill. Experience how each of these women affected change in the Canada of their time and ours.

Doors open 6:30 pm. Performance starts at 7:00 pm.

Heritage Hall, 83 Essex Street, Guelph

Limited seating.

Suggested donation $10 per person.

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/things-my-fore-sisters-saw-tickets-57713253896

83 Essex Street


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