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King Louis XIV Formally Authorizes Slavery in New France

King Louis XIV Formally Authorizes Slavery in New France

Louis XIV Formally Authorizes Slavery in New France.

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Please remember to pay close attention to dates as they will be important to future posts. According to the Canadian Encyclopedia, on January 1st, 1709 ...

King Louis XIV formally authorized slavery in 1709, when he permitted his Canadian subjects to own slaves, "in full proprietorship." There were fewer slave-owners in New France than in the neighbouring English colonies, and few French colonists openly questioned the long-standing practice.

 

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The First Black Resident of New France

The First Black Resident of New France

First Black Resident of New France.

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Please remember to pay close attention to dates as they will be important to future posts. According to the Canadian Encyclopedia, on January 1st, 1628...

The first named enslaved African to reside in Canada was a six-year-old boy, the property of Sir David Kirke. The child was sold several times, lastly to Father Paul Le Jeune, and was baptized Catholic and given the name Olivier Le Jeune.

 

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Black History 365

Black History 365

As we continue to share Black History throughout the year please be aware of dates when events occurred in history as this will be important in future posts on this subject.

"Black history refers to the stories, experiences, and accomplishments of people of African origin. Black history did not begin in recent times in Canada, but in ancient times in Africa. People connected by their common African history and ancestry have created Black history here. The African-Canadian population is made up of individuals from a range of places across the globe including the United States, South America, the Caribbean, Europe,...


BLACK HISTORY HAPPENS 365

BLACK HISTORY HAPPENS 365

If we were to truly pay attention to the dates when events occurred in Black History we would notice that Black People did historical things all year long not just in February. This is why we feel it is important for all reading to remember that Black History happens 365 days a year not 28 or the ever so lucky 29 days a year. 

The Janadian Zero-Waste Bathroom Mission

The Janadian Zero-Waste Bathroom Mission

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This is not our first post but we do feel it is an important one to be informed about.

In 2020 we decided to dedicate our time and efforts into limiting the waste we produce in our homes. While brainstorming ways to help make our company zero-waste over time as we grow in the fashion & trading industries we noticed that we could set out to be the example we want to promote inside our own homes as well. This idea is what gave birth to The Janadian Zero-Waste Bathroom...