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Inspiring Communities is a nonprofit organization based in NS working to build collaborative relationships for social change in Atlantic Canada. #systemschange
Jul 27, 2021 17 tweets 6 min read
Tomorrow, July 28, is formally known as "A Day of Commemoration of the Great Upheaval (Le Grand Dérangement)." It was so designated by Queen Elizabeth II in The Royal Proclamation of 2003. If you are not Acadian, you may not have heard of it. The backstory is WILD. /Thread The expulsion of the Acadians from Nova Scotia and New Brunswick began in 1755. Some travelled to Europe or other parts of Canada. Lots headed down to the US. Some apparently settled in Philadelphia. Maps here:…