Art Gallery of Guelph

Black Lives Rooted #6: Reighen Grineage

March 12, 2018

With family roots in the Dawn Settlement (founded by the fugitive slave Josiah Henson in 1841), Reighen Grineage grew up within the only Black family in Dresden, Ontario (an historically Black community). A 7-8th generation Canadian, she speaks about anti-black racism, family, and her experiences as a university student. A two part conversation with Andrew Hunter (AGG Senior Curator) & Petura Burrows (Master in Media in Journalism & Communications).

In this interview Reighen mentions her work at Uncle Tom's Cabin Historic Site.

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