Sylvester Hinton and half sister Louis Hamilton, Amber Valley AB. nd. AA014375
Celebrating Black History Month in February, Alice B Donahue Library and Archives has created a resource list for our patrons. Please check out the links below.
ABDLA book list February 2022
Wikipedia Amber Valley
Collections Canada Historic Athabasca Landing / Amber Valley
Black History in Canada The Canadian Encyclopedia
Amber Valley's rich history CBC Black History presentation
Alberta's History is Black History CBC Black History presentation
Myrna Wisdom's Amber Valley CBC Black History presentation
Must-read Canadian nonfiction works for Black History Month CBC article
Educator Gwen Hooks
Cowboy John Ware
Musician Oscar Peterson
Musician Clarence "Big" Miller
"Heaven," written by Cheryl Foggo. Directed by Patricia Darbasie
As Black pioneers fled the southern United States, Canadian settlements weren't just the last stop; they were heaven. One of those settlements was Amber Valley, Alberta.