In Defence of Hopes Profound
Canada & The Korean War
In Defence of Hopes Profound: Canada & the Korean War is a commemoration of Canada’s participation in the Korean War (1950-1953) as told through the individual lived experiences of diverse and often marginalized Canadian veterans.
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Gus Este & The Black Canadian War Experience Learning Guide
This learning guide looks at some key themes that are involved in the
discussion of Black Canadian involvement in Canada’s war efforts.
It includes Key Questions and instructions for prompts for students, before, during and after listenning to the podcast.
Gus Este & The Black Canadian War Experience Podcast
This podcast was created by Birkett Educational Consultants Inc as part of Defining Moments Canada’s project titled In Defence of Hopes Profound: Canada and the Korean War. The Korean War, often the forgotten war, is very much a part of Canada’s Defining Moments. Another forgotten aspect of the Korean War and other wars in which Canada participated is the involvement of Black Canadian soldiers.
Gus Este & The Black Canadian War Experience StoryMap
This StoryMap collection includes all the resources linked to the Black Canadian Experience Podcast, organised visually to help learners interact with the content in different ways.