British Columbian Black History Introduction As C.S. Giscombe recounts in his memoirs of his trip tracing the British Columbian steps of miner and explorer John R. Giscome, “now, there's something black people, or American black people of certain generations, say: we say that no matter where you go, no matter how far, no matter to what unlikely extreme, no matter what country, continent, ice floe, or island you land on, you will find someone else black already there” (8). The British Columbian black historical landscape has always been sparse in both the literal and metaphorical sense. The stories told by its inhabitants are challenged by a preoccupation with more significant populations of its First Nations, Scots and Chinese...The end:
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