The Many Black Histories

I offer a range of presentations and school programs on black history. Let’s discuss what is right for you. Get in touch at ms [dot] kmaitland @ gmail [dot] com

Civic Emergency Core, WW2, a Black company in Halifax, NS.
What Granny Told Mom – a look at World War II

Kristine Maitland discusses her maternal grandmother’s contributions and experiences in England during the World War II, and explores that of Black soldiers and volunteers globally during this time.

Researching the Many Black Histories

This is a discussion about conventional and unconventional research of Black history. Here, we look at how to work with archivists, librarians, performers, academics – and one’s own family. We also look at effective use social media, email and web and others resources.

Black history in Renaissance Europe & beyond

In this presentation, attendees learn about the lives and contributions of Blacks people in the European and Middle Eastern world in the 15th and 16th centuries from African-Portuguese free woman innkeeper Inês de Freitas.
(re-enacted by Kristine Maitland)


Documenting dress in Black Communities

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Other Research

Remembrance (Short Film). 2001. Provided research on cultural aspects of World War II. Film was nominated for a Genie Award and winner of Toronto Worldwide Short Film Festival for best Canadian short.