A region of the Levant where many important events in the Bible took place, and referenced in a hymn sung during Black Diggers. Significantly, “Canaanites” refers to the indigenous people of this region, who were ostensibly wiped out by the Israelites (providing a salient parallel to the plight of Indigenous Australians).
Canaan Term Timeline in Black Diggers
The timeline below shows where the term Canaan appears in Black Diggers. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.