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Celebrating Black History Month

The Dr. John Archer Library and the Saskatchewan Library Association (SHLA) would like to invite you to a virtual presentation celebrating African Canadian/Black History Month.
Title: "Beloved Architects"
Cheryl Foggo explores decades of Black history on the Canadian prairies through the people, buildings and institutions that contributed to that history.


Cheryl Foggo is a multiple award-winning playwright, author and filmmaker, whose work over the last 30 years has focused on the lives of Western Canadians of African descent. Recent works include the release of her NFB feature documentary John Ware Reclaimed, available on, as well as the 30th anniversary edition of her book Pourin’ Down Rain: A Black Woman Claims Her Place in the Canadian West. Her play The Sender can be viewed as part of Obsidian Theatre’s 21 Black Futures. She has multiple projects upcoming in 2022, including a production of her play Heaven at Lunchbox Theatre. Cheryl is the recipient of the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Outstanding Artist Award, The Doug and Lois Mitchell Outstanding Calgary Artist Award and the Arts, Media and Entertainment Award from the Calgary Black Chambers, all in 2021.
Date: Tuesday February 8, 2022
Time: 1-2pm CST. Saskatchewan time

Registration Details: To attend please register at:
An email will be sent on February 7 to all registrants including a Zoom link to join this live event. Registration closes 1:00 pm CST. on Monday, February 7

If you have any questions contact Mary Chipanshi at