By Linda Brown-Kubisch
The Black pioneers (1839-1865) who cleared the land and tested the Queen’s Bush payment in that element of unsurveyed land the place present-day Waterloo and Wellington counties meet, close to Hawkesville, are the point of interest of this broadly researched e-book. Linda Brown-Kubisch’s consciousness to element and dedication to those long-neglected settlers re-establishes their position in Ontario background. Set within the context of the early migration of Blacks into higher Canada, this paintings is a needs to for historians and for genealogists fascinated by tracing relations connections with those pioneer population of the Queen’s Bush.
"In the nineteenth century the most vital components of payment for fugitive American slaves was once the Queen’s Bush, then an remoted zone within the backwoods of Ontario. regardless of a lot contemporary recognition to African-Canadian background, the Queen’s Bush is still a distant territory for ancient scholarship. Linda Brown-Kubisch deals a pioneering access into that hole. With a jeweller’s eye for the organic topic, Brown-Kubisch introduces the brave Black adventurers and the hardships they confronted in Canada." - James Walker, Professor of heritage, collage of Waterloo, and writer of The Black Loyalists (1976, 1992) and "Race," Rights and the legislation (1997).
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