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Weekend Reads Châteaubriant. Two days of living history at Castle

19:05  28 july  2021
19:05  28 july  2021 Source:   ouest-france.fr

Canada's museums wrestle with history of residential schools

  Canada's museums wrestle with history of residential schools CBC News spoke with the CEO of the Canadian Museum For Human Rights, the CEO of the RCMP Heritage Centre and the artist behind an installation that chronicles the history of residential schools.In an email to CBC News, the museum in Gatineau, Que., said other changes it has planned include signage detailing the history and ongoing impact of residential schools, a content warning for exhibits that covered the topic, and a full review of its content.

Plusieurs troupes de reconstitution historique feront revivre l’époque de la Renaissance, les 31 juillet et 1er août, au château de Châteaubriant. © Lothringen Landsknecht Several historical reconstruction troops will revive the era of the Renaissance, July 31 and August 1, at Château de Châteaubriant.

Saturday 31 July and Sunday August 1st, the castle will be the theater of rebuilding of the Renaissance scenes. Several troops in costumes and armor animate stalls and encampments.

On July 31 and August 1st, Château de Châteaubriant embarks the public in full Renaissance, around 1500-1530. The historical reconstitution troop Lorsquenets Lorraine has installed its camp and offers archery demonstrations, crossbow and arquebuse, or to introduce the public to military maneuvers. These lansquenets, in fact mercenaries, will explain the role they played 500 years earlier in Brittany and throughout Europe.

Today in Music History - July 22

  Today in Music History - July 22 Today in Music History for July 22: In 1944, Rick Davies, vocalist and keyboards player with "Supertramp," was born in England. "Supertramp's" breakthrough came with 1977's "Breakfast in America," a No. 1 album all over the world. In 1947, Don Henley, vocalist and drummer with the "Eagles," was born in Gilmer, Texas. The "Eagles" were the undisputed kings of country-rock in the 1970s with such songs as "Hotel California," "Lyin' Eyes," "Take ItIn 1944, Rick Davies, vocalist and keyboards player with "Supertramp," was born in England. "Supertramp's" breakthrough came with 1977's "Breakfast in America," a No. 1 album all over the world.

The Renaissance is also the refinement. A garden of love will be beautiful for reading poems, songs and dance.

The association AR Soudarded is, it, returning a maritime shipping in Scotland, aboard its Curragh, a light boat typical of the west coast of Ireland, whose rig was redone according to an approach of experimental archeology. . It comes to present the navigation tools and artillery pieces used on board, at the time of the discovery of America, and participate in sword fights.

They will be joined on Sunday afternoon by the beautiful assembly, Association Nantaise, which provides old dance courses.

Saturday 31 July , from 11 am to 12.30 pm and from 1:30 pm to 6 pm, and Sunday 1st August , from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and from 1:30 pm to 6:30 pm, free on reservation via Chateau-chateaubriant.fr, sanitary pass (vaccine or PCR test of less than 48 hours) for over 18 years old.

Story of Black woman from Niagara who helped keep escaped slave free is included in new book .
The extraordinary story of a Black man who escaped slavery in Kentucky by stealing his "owner's" horse, and the Niagara woman who fought to keep him free when he made it to Canada, is among over 100 forgotten or never-recognized stories in a new Niagara Historical Society book.Making Her Mark: The Women of Niagara-on-the-Lake features Sally Carter, who was a leading figure in a three-week vigil outside the Niagara Courthouse and Jail in 1837 to prevent the extradition of freedom seeker Solomon Moseby — a fugitive slave who reached freedom in Canada that same year.

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