Acadian Deportation

Their peaceful existence was uprooted in 1755 when over 10,000 Acadians were ripped from their homeland to ensure British rule in North America. This Heritage Minute portrays the deportation through the eyes of an Acadian mother.

For more information about the Acadian Deportation visit The Canadian Encyclopedia.

  • Mother - Nancy Kenny
  • Father – Fabien Melanson
  • Grandmother – Murlane Carew
  • Narrator – Nancy Kenny
  • End Narration – Antonine Maillet
  • Director – Tess Girard
  • Director of Photography – Guy Godfree
  • produced by Fifth Town Films