VANIER COLLEGE CELEBRATES
BLACK HISTORY MONTH
2002

 BLACK HISTORY MONTH ACTIVITIES :

Feb. 13th - 12:00 - Amphitheatre NZERU ZA UMUNTHU (Wisdom of the people) (PLAY)
In a riveting adventure, our hero, Tembo, is beset with some of the most daunting tests of growing up, namely, confronting and mastering one's own destiny. Setting out on a journey to test his
loyalty to his family and village elder, Tembo discovers that the greatest test of all comes not from without but from within.
Feb. 13 - 12:00 - Mall BATTLE OF THE RAPPERS
Feb.13 - 12:00 - Auditorium CRUSADERS OF THE WORLD (Play)
Sixteen year ols Shelly signs up to be volunteer with the Canadian Interchangeable teen program. Once abroad and faced with the realities of life in a different culture, Shelly has to develop a new sensitivity towards others and new aims for herself.
Feb. 20 - 12:00 - Mall BRAZILIAN CARNIVAL Presented by the V.C.S.A.
Feb. 27 - 12:00 - Mall NG'OMA NDI KUBVINA (Drums and Dance)
Using the traditions of Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana and Malawi as its foundation, this electryfying dance piece is driven by Modern African, Carribean, Afro-Brazilian and Afro-Cuban rhythms. The performance runs
approximately 60 minutes long and has a captivating element of audience interaction.
Movie (V.C.S.A.) date and time to be confirmed

Black History Quiz slated for the third week of February.

Check out these Black History Month internet links
relating to Montreal, Canadian and American Black History issues:
Important Events in Canadian Black History

Some Missing Pages: The Black Community in the history of Quebec and Canada

The Blacks, Anti-Slavery and the Underground Railway and Harriet Tubman

Canadian Black Heritage in the Third Millennium

Ancestor Hunt

Black Hockey Players in the NHL

Black Voice Interactive magazine for the Afro-Canadian Community

Shades of Black: Best books on the Black Experience in Canada

Black History in Music

Black History Crossword Puzzle

Dalhousie University African Heritage Page

Canada's Digital Collections