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Training Black Youth To Be The Next Generation Of Community Archivist.

What We Offer

Creating a Black Canadian Archives Guide themed around “Remembering”

Building Community Capacity and Trust

Training of Black Youth to become their very own Archivist

Our Values

Community-Led

We are committed to building trust with our elders and youth especially in the capacity of sharing truth and knowledge.

Trust

We are committed to building trust with our elders and youth especially in the capacity of sharing truth and knowledge.

Education

We are committed to educating our Black communities particularly with a youth focus to teach history.

Leadership

We believe in the importance of leadership on a mentorship level for personal development of building confidence, and honesty.

Research

We are committed to documenting oral and written history that is accessible, inclusive, respectful, informational and intentional.

A Griot Is A West African Storyteller.

Our Mission:

Preserve history, gain knowledge, collect resources, recognize experiences and practices of Black Canadians in the Capital region through oral and written tradition.

Carry Our Stories Forward.

We believe it's our responsibility to carry our own stories forward.

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