Things My Fore-Sisters Saw
Number of participants
In-person: 300, Video: 500, Online Q&A: 60
Black Legacy, North American History
Seniors, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
About this program
Participants will meet four women of African descent who effected significant social change in Canada: Marie-Joseph Angelique, a slave in Montreal; Rose Fortune, the first policewoman in North America; Mary-Ann Shad, educator and journalist and Viola Desmond who wouldn’t give in to segregation. Participants will understand how the actions of these women have shaped our lives in Canada.
(Grades 5 – 6 with with pre-performance preparation)
Dramatic interpretation of history; contributions of visible minorities; explain and demonstrate the use of different patterns in creating effects; recognize appropriate themes; evaluate the quality of a drama performance.
In person (available in Ottawa from March 27-31, 2023)
One performance: 1 hour $820 + HST
$1.50 per each additional participant up to 350 participants.
Travel and accommodation fees will be added for engagements beyond Southwestern, Western Ontario, and Ottawa.
Combine 1 performance of Harriet is My Hero with 1 performance of The Spirit of Harriet Tubman or Things My Fore- Sisters Saw in same half day: $1120 + HST
Online Video On Demand
One performance: 65 minutes video + 20 minute Q& A session $470
One performance: 65 minutes video + 60 minute Q& A session $570