Oral histories

Auntie and Barrel Stories coming to Toronto in June

Barbadian writer/director Lisa Harewood brings her award-winning short film, Auntie, and her oral

C.H.

C.H.

C.H. was shuttled to 3 different households when his parents left for London. He experienced

Tonni

Tonni

Struggling with being a black child in small town Canada, Tonni asked to be sent back to Trinidad

Marie

Marie

Marie was first cared for in Haiti by a maid and then an aunt. At 8 years old she joined her

Melissa

Melissa

Melissa enjoyed a vibrant family and community life in Trinidad until her grandmother’s death

Samantha

Samantha

Born in London, Sam was taken to Guyana at 6 months old and left with an aunt for two years, while