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L'esclavage en Nouvelle-France et le Procès d'Angélique

(Slavery in Nouvelle-France and the Trial of Angélique)


Guest speaker: Denyse Beaugrand-ChampagneEsclaveMarie-Angelique


When: Thursday, April 18, 2013, from 19:30 to 21:00

Where: Beaconsfield Library, Media room

             303 Beaconsfield Blvd, Beaconsfield, H9W 4A7

PowerPoint Lecture in French followed by a bilingual question period


This lecture will discuss the presence of Amerindian slaves and black slaves in Nouvelle-France via archive documents and will uncover the trial of a slave accused through public rumours to have caused a terrible fire in Montréal. Angélique will be tortured and executed publicly on June 21, 1734.

DenyseBeaugrandChampagne  Denyse Beaugrand Champagne is the author of the book Le procès de Marie-Josèphe-Angélique.