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Barbadian Canadians


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    • Bajan Canadians
    • Barbadienne, Canadiens d'origine
    • Canadians, Bajan
    • Canadians, Barbadian
    • Canadiens d'origine barbadienne
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    • found: Work cat.: Clarke, Austin. Amongst thistles and thorns, 2011:p. 7 (The first West Indian to publish a novel in Canada, Clarke is now firmly seen as part of a Canadian and Caribbean literary tradition) p. 13 (Barbadians) p. 188 (Born in Barbados in 1934, Austin C. Clarke was educated at Harrison College and became a schoolteacher before moving to Canada in 1955 to study at the University of Toronto. Beginning in 1959, Clarke worked as a freelance broadcaster for the CBC; His novel, The Polished Hoe, won the 2003 Commonwealth Prize and the 2002 Giller Prize (Canada's most prestigious literary award); lives in Toronto)
    • found: Wikipedia, Mar. 31, 2016:Austin Clarke (novelist) (Austin Ardinel Chesterfield Clarke, CM OOnt (born July 26, 1934), is a Canadian novelist, essayist and short story writer who lives in Toronto, Ontario; Born in St. James, Barbados, Clarke had his early education there and taught at a rural school for three years. In 1955 he moved to Canada to attend the University of Toronto but after two years turned his hand to journalism and broadcasting
    • found: The Canadian encyclopedia, via WWW, Mar. 31, 2016(Austin Clarke; Clarke, Austin Chesterfield, novelist, short-story writer, journalist (b at St James, Barbados 26 July 1934). Clarke arrived in Canada in 1955 to study at the University of Toronto but subsequently ventured into employment in various fields, including journalism. In due course, he turned increasingly to fiction, grist for his work being provided primarily by his interactions with West Indian immigrants, his own experiences as a black in Canada, and his familiarity with colonial and post-colonial Barbadian society.)
    • found: Canadian subject headings, via WWW, Mar. 31, 2016(Barbadian Canadians. EQ Canadiens d'origine barbadienne. UF Bajan Canadians. Scope note: Here are entered works discussing Canadian citizens of Barbadian ancestry or origin. BT Canadians; Caribbean Canadians)
    • found: The world factbook, via WWW, Mar. 31, 2016(Barbados. Nationality: noun: Barbadian(s) or Bajan (colloquial); adjective: Barbadian or Bajan (colloquial))
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