Shiloh Baptist Church and Cemetery, known as a settling community for African Americans escaping segregation in Oklahoma are now Saskatchewan’s 53rd Provincial Heritage Property.

“In the early 20th century, African American families seeking freedom from discrimination made this small farming community in Saskatchewan their home,” said Parks, Culture and Sport Minister Gene Makowsky in a statement. “Our government recognizes the importance of this site and the significant impact it has had in shaping the identity and…