History of slavery at Windsor heritage home being examined http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/history-of-slavery-at-windsor-heritage-home-being-examined-1.2224245 Camille Turner, a researcher from Toronto, is in Windsor, Ontario researching the role that slaves played in the life of Francois Baby and the Baby House, which was used as headquarters in the War of 1812.Historical ghost walk in Windsor an enlightening good time http://www.novanewsnow.com/Community/2013-10-22/article-3435796/Historical-ghost-walk-in-Windsor-an-enlightening-good-time/1Windsor, Nova Scotia use to be called the Athens of Nova Scotia, and now is the home of ghost stories and walks. The events are put on by the West Hants Historical Society Museum and Quick As A Wink Theatre Society. The next event will be November the 9th at 7:30.
Governor General's Awards Recognize Five Canadian Women Marking the 84th Anniversary of the Persons Case http://www.sacbee.com/2013/10/21/5839187/governor-generals-awards-recognize.html#storylink=cpy Persons Day is celebrated annually during Women's History Month in Canada, and this year marks the 34th year of the awards.
The five women are
They say that some of the genealogical sources unique to Glenbow are
§ Charles Denney Métis Genealogical Collection. Files on over 1,200 families with roots in the Canadian fur trade and the Red River Settlement.
§ Gail Morin Métis Database. A database consisting of pedigree charts of over 40,000 Métis individuals.