Things My Fore-Sisters Saw






In-Person, Online

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)

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In person (Available in Ottawa from March 18th-22nd, 2024 and in Nova Scotia from November 29 - December 8th, 2023 - To be booked one week at a time) 

One performance: $925 + HST*

Combine with 1 performance of Harriet Is My Hero: 2 performances: $1,225 + HST*

$1.50 per each additional participant up to 350 participants.

*Pricing for Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec. For other regions, please contact MASC for pricing.


Online Video On Demand

One performance: 65 minutes video + 20 minute Q& A session $480

One performance: 65 minutes video + 60 minute Q& A session $580

Published fees are for schools; fees for other settings are subject to change

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