Olivier Le Jeune

Photo: Antoine Taveneaux

The first slave transaction in Canada was over a child. But records suggest Olivier Le Jeune was eventually bought and sold into a better life.

African child – (C. Bolten – AV Music – AVCR 749)
Narrator: Karen Robinson

One Reply to “Olivier Le Jeune”

  1. Turenne says:

    When I hear this story, what comes to my mind is the following quote from Mary McLeod Bethune:
    “The drums of Africa still beat in my heart. They will not let me rest while there is a single Negro boy or girl without a chance to prove his worth.”

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