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Completed in 2017, the mâmawêyatitân centre points to the importance of listening to and supporting communities with adequate and centralized resources. Read on to learn more about its spaces and layout.
The Victoria Memorial Museum now houses the Canadian Museum of Nature, yet its architectural and political history are not well known. Read on to learn more about this designated national historic site of Canada, its architecture, and its recent renovations.
Africville was founded by Black settlers in the 1830s/1840s and became a segregated settlement on the outskirts of Halifax. It held a thriving community and culture, yet never received adequate funding nor services from the City of Halifax. In the 1860s, the City of Halifax bulldozed Africville and forced residents to relocate. Read on to learn more about the history and legacy of the African Canadian village of Africville.
June is Pride Month, and we celebrate it in this post on the Village in Toronto. It was organized in the mid-twentieth century with the goal of providing a TBLGQ2S+ safe and friendly space. Yet, Black and Indigenous TBLGQ2S+ individuals continue to be erased from the history of TBLGQ2S+ activism and life in Toronto. Read on to learn more.
Haida Longhouses were characteristic architectural spaces of the Haida Nation. In this post, we focus on the Haida Gwaii archipelago, particularly the totem pole houses of the south. Read on to learn about the Haida Longhouses and the Haida Nation.
In this post, we present three Canadian Mosques: the London Muslim Mosque (London, ON), the Taric Islamic Centre (Toronto, ON), and the Al Rashid Mosque (Edmonton, AB). Read on to learn a bit more about the history of Canadian Muslims.
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Read more on the Hoop Dance Gathering Place at Mohawk College. Built in 2016, the Hoop Dance Gathering Place represents the importance of collaboration between universities and Indigenous Nations.
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