Mathieu Da Costa

Mathieu_da_costaMathieu Da Costa, the first black man to arrive in Canada, is said to have been born in the Azores. The Mathieu da Costa Challenge is an annual event in Canada now.
Young people across the country compete with compositions and drawings that express Canada’s unique history and diversity.

Nouba- (E. Caspar/JJ. Sage) Trad. Afr. dance – Kosinu – KOS B19
Narrator: Karen Robinson

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