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I Am Compelled Collective is a registered educational charity, advancing Canadian history and heritage for children and youth!

We create media for students that help them understand Canada clearly. Our story resources do not shy away from past history of harm and injustices, nor do we neglect past accomplishments and successes! Our goal is to film and share as many stories on the land, that restore dignity and empower authentic reconciliation. 
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Classroom Resources

I Am Compelled develops High Quality educational resources for classrooms, municipalities, businesses, and other organizations. We tell stories that advance Canadian History and heritage that inspire reconciliation and healing. Check out our featured resources below.
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Journey To Africville

Journey to Africville

In this immersive experience, prepare to be transported to Nova Scotia, where the origins of the Black community in Canada begins! This presentation features notable activist and North America’s longest civil rights protester, Eddy Carvery, who shares his experience of turning his anger into action for 50 years.
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Frog Lake: The Untold Stories

Frog Lake: The Untold Stories

A 30-Minute documentary resource that brings you into the First Nation community of Frog Lake. Students will hear from Elders and Knowledge keepers, who share the oral history about a bad incident known as The Frog Lake Massacre. Your students will gain insight and a greater depth on Treaty significance. The program ends with hope-filled stories from the next generation! 
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“I loved this program as it was concise, and summarized main events that took place in Africville! I acknowledge that many don’t realize the significance of such events and should know what happened in the past. Using this course is really beneficial for learning in a fun way!”

~ Zunaira, Grade 11

“I just wanted to send a note and thank Crystal for doing the presentation today on Truth and Reconciliation. I was just chatting with a few of my colleagues that were on the call and they found it really educational and quite emotional. You have such an engaging, friendly, approachable attitude as well which makes it very easy to ask questions.”

~ Sarah Ernst, Supervisor, Cultural Programs, Town of Newmarket

“This presentation was put together so well, I loved the visuals and speakers straight from Africville.”

~ Abraham J, Grade 11

“The presentation was very entertaining and was legitimately engaging towards a younger audience.”

~ Anonymous

“Very informative video on how Canadian policies and government in the past have affected the black community.“

~ Anonymous

“You did a fantastic job bringing the perspective of our people and what it means to be a part of humanity in this world. You really hit the point of how our people lived and still live today, and it’s emotional to watch.”

~ Larry Quinney, Knowledge Keeper, Frog Lake Band

“It was a great way to show us stories and speak about black history and discrimination”

~ Jimmy N, Grade 9

“I loved how clearly everything was explained and how everything was talked about. This video answered all my questions about Africville.”

~ Anonymous

“This was incredibly inspirational and eye opening.”

~ Wesley, Grade 10

“It was very informative and educational. I thoroughly enjoyed watching this video and learned a lot from it.”

~ Lily, Grade 11

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