Mathieu Da Costa African Heritage Trail

The Gateway to the African Nova Scotian Experience

Explore. Discover. Learn. Grow.

The Valley African Nova Scotian Development Association invites you to experience The Mathieu Da Costa African Heritage Trail.


The Mathieu Da Costa African Heritage Trail is the physical manifestation of the African Nova Scotian experience as it has unfolded within Western Nova Scotia. Further, the Trail is a celebration of African culture and history cultivated by unique individuals and strong communities that is all too often forgotten.


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