“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots” – Marcus Mosiah Garvey Jr.
“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots” – Marcus Mosiah Garvey Jr.
Black Pioneers, men, women and children

Designed and developed by BCBHAS with investment from Digital Museums Canada

Resources for Educators, Students,  Parents, Researchers, Families, and You

Connect with the Pioneers who helped shape their communities and this Province.

The British Columbia Black History Awareness Society (BCBHAS) creates awareness of the history of Blacks in B.C., and celebrates historical and current achievements and contributions in the arts, education, government, sports, science etc.

work with us

There are a variety of ways you can work with us to continue existing programs and contribute to new initiatives.

spotlights

We offer a variety of events and activities that appeal to the interests of a broad range of audiences and the general public.