Students encouraged to explore African Nova Scotian themes with annual history challenge – Halifax

Students in Nova Scotia can now vie for $3,000 in bursaries and gifts, and learn more about African Nova Scotian history along the way.

The annual African Nova Scotian History Challenges organized by the Delmore (Buddy) Daye Learning Institute launched on Oct. 19.

The competition is open to all students and classes from schools across the province.

“We’re hoping that we can continue to build on the success from previous years. Last year we had in the thousands in terms of submissions so we want to keep that growing,” said Sylvia Parris-Drummond, the institute’s CEO.

The challenges encourage students to explore themes of African Nova Scotian history, culture and communities through art, poetry, short stories and media.

Categories for entries include Notable Nova…

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