Interesting project from Ronald Rudin to document online…

Interesting project from Ronald Rudin to document online and thus restore (in a sense) the voices of people that were forcibly removed from Kouchibouguac, NB when it was turned into a national park. An article on the project from Concordia University says

“This practice rarely resulted in opposition, but in the case of Kouchibouguac National Park there was significant resistance, particularly from Acadians who made up the vast majority of the 1,200 displaced people. Having been deported by the British in the 18th century, many Acadians viewed their removal from Kouchibouguac in 1969 as ‘une deuxième déportation.'”

The Web site has a bunch of different audio/video presentations that are mapped to areas the former residents occupied.

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