The Program Committee is pleased to announce the following presentation for the York-Sunbury Historical Society. Presentations take place at 7:30pm in the basement of Government House (51 Woodstock Road). A reception follows each presentation and are free and open to the public.
Speaker: Mary Louise McCarthy
Topic: 1815-2015…a brief history of Black Refugees arrival to NB
Date: September 17, 2015
Mary Louise McCarthy is the Executive President of the New Brunswick Black History Society. She is a fourth-year doctoral student in the Department of Social Justice at the University of Toronto’s Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. She currently lives and works in Fredericton, New Brunswick and her doctoral research focuses on uncovering the stories, bonds and relationships between the early African settlers and the Maliseet First Nation communities in New Brunswick.