Louise DeLisle

Louise DeLisle

Louise DeLisle Louise Delisle, a painter, actress, playwright, author and director is a descendant of the first group of Black Loyalists who landed in Nova Scotia in 1784 and settled in Birchtown – the very first African Nova Scotian community established in the...
Evetta Thomas

Evetta Thomas

Evetta Thomas Evetta Thomas (Vetty) grew up in a large family with 14 siblings in North Preston- Nova Scotia’s largest Black community. Her family house was situated at the centre of the community and Vetty’s mother, Rosella ‘Mamay’ Fraser ‘kept an open house’ and so...