General Material

www.usinfo.state.gov/usa/blackhis/ - U.S. Department of State – International Information Programs – Gateway To African American history – includes relevant current policies and facts, and publications on historical episodes e.g. The Amistad Revolt, The Civil Rights Movement…

http://www.blackhistoryottawa.org/

 http://www.yorku.ca/aconline/index.html

 http://www.learnquebec.ca/en/content/curriculum/social_sciences/features/bhr/hbhmplan.html

 http://holidays.kaboose.com/black_history_month.html/tab25846

 http://www.learnquebec.ca/en/content/curriculum/social_sciences/features/bhr/hbhmlink.html

 http://blackhistorycanada.ca/

 http://www.gov.ns.ca/ansa/

 http://www.learnquebec.ca/en/content/curriculum/social_sciences/features/bhr/hbhmcan.html    Good web site on various web sources!!!!!

 http://www.school-clip-art.com/african_american.shtml

 http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/blackhistory/index.html    good resource

http://www.learnquebec.ca/en/content/curriculum/social_sciences/features/missingpages/    quebec web page with some good material on military and post war rights

 

African Diaspora

http://www.worldtrek.org/odyssey/teachers/malilessons.html#intro

 http://www.worldtrek.org/odyssey/teachers/malilessons.html#ancient

 http://www.worldtrek.org/odyssey/teachers/egyptlessons.html

http://www.focusmm.com/morocco/mo_musmn.htm     Includes information and clips about Moroccan music.

http://www.pbs.org/ africa/explore/sahara/ sahara_music_lo.html     Highlights the music of the Tuareg people of the Sahara, and includes music clips.

South:

http://www.music.org.za/     A modern music site for South African musicians, many of whom base their music on traditional sound.
http://www.pbs.org /africa/explore/southern /southern_music_lo. html

East:

http://www.africaonline .com:80/search/search .jsp?a=v& objectid =14915&search String=music +tanzania& languageid=1     Gives an overview of Tanzanian music.
http://www.pbs.org/ africa /explore/swahili/swahili_ music_lo.ht ml    Includes information and sample clips of music from the East coast of Africa.

West:

http://www .africaonline .com:80/search/ search.jsp?a=v&objectid =32042& searchString= MUSIC&languageid=1     Gives an overview of the music of Ghana.
http://www.pbs .org/africa/ explore/sahel/sahel_musi c_lo.html    Includes music information and clips from the Dogon people of the western Sahel.

Central:

http://www.samite.com/    is the web site of a Ugandan musician and composer, it includes clips and quotes from the musician.

http://www.pbs.org/africa/ explore/greatlakes/ greatlakes_music _lo.html

 http://cti.itc.virginia.edu/~bcr/studentwork/jones/shell.html    on African masks and art

 

Slavery

North American Slave Narratives, Beginnings to 1920

 http://education.ucdavis.edu/NEW/STC/lesson/socstud/railroad/contents.htm    Although this page is no longer updated, it still has a lot of useful links to primary resources regarding the Underground Railway in the United States.

 http://www.whitepinepictures.com/seeds/i/5/history1.html    Web site devoted to Mary Ann Shad

 

 

Colonialism and African Nationalism

 

North American Civil Rights

www.nhmccd.edu/contracts/lrc/kc/decades50.html - Kingwood College Library, American Cultural History – 1950-1959 – This site includes links and descriptions of important historic/cultural events e.g. 1955 Rosa Parks, 1956 Dr. James Salk (polio vaccine) and links

 

African American Culture

http://www.multiculturalcanada.ca/Encyclopedia/A-Z/a16    Good encyclopaedia article on the African Canadian experience

http://rvh.socialwork.dal.ca/04%20Community%20Profiles/Halifax/profile2006hfx.html#pg6    community profiles of black communities

http://www.ourroots.ca/toc.aspx?id=8189&qryID=d71170d3-2bc5-4a04-8b56-989e048e4ce3    black churches ib nova scotia

 http://www.library.dal.ca/duasc/roots/religion.htm

 http://www.yorku.ca/aconline/index.html    Good web site about contribution of blacks to Canadian culture