35 minutes | Apr 29, 2021

The Nanaimo African Heritage Society: Meet The Woman Who Brought It All Together. Shalema Gantt

The Nanaimo African Heritage Society: Meet The Woman Who Brought It All Together. Shalema Gantt.Nanaimo is a little island off the coast of British Columbia. You'd hardly think that this little area would be home to a New York model, singer, and dancer but when purpose calls, one rises to it when ready. That's exactly what Shalema Gantt, did.The Nanaimo African Heritage Society is also an annual magazine and finishes Black History Month with an annual Gala, showcasing a wide range of artists and performers. They recently had their first-ever Virtual Event, marking its 21st GalaAbout NAHS:The society started as a steering committee in 1999 at Vancouver Island University. The group discussed and celebrated the achievements of Afro-Centric people in British Columbia.In 2003, the society began as the Black History Society but there were arguments about how to promote it effectively.On March 19, 2005, a motion was passed to change the name to Nanaimo African Heritage Society.The society became officially incorporated under the Society Act on August 9, 2005.The mandate of our society is to utilize the fiber and culture of the Nanaimo African Heritage Society to best serve the community and to provide a cultural, plus a recreational club and venue for positive social interaction.Visit the website:Watch the episode on YouTube.*****************************Co-hosts Craig Dunkerley and Claudia Harvey entertain you with witty anecdotes, insightful stories, and informative tips that set you on a path towards financial and personal success.Grab and pen and paper! Jot down notes, take down quotes.Most of all, leave a comment of two.They'd like it if you do.Co-hosts Craig Dunkerley and Claudia Harvey entertain you with witty anecdotes, insightful stories, and informative tips that set you on a path towards financial and personal success. Connect with them online!Connect with Craig DunkerleyTwitterFacebookInstagramLinkedINConnect with Claudia HarveyTwitterFacebookInstagramLinkedIN Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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