Richard Asmet Awid

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Richard Asmet Awid is the author of "THROUGH THE EYES OF THE SON: A FACTUAL HISTORY OF CANADIAN ARABS" and "CANADA'S FIRST MOSQUE: THE AL RASHID". He served as an interpreter at Edmonton's Fort Park where he told the story of the Al Rashid Mosque for a number of years. he taught with the Edmonton Public School Board for twenty-seven years. Richard is a very passionate about educating others on the little-known history of the Lebanese diaspora and the community's cultural influence in Canada. He lives in Edmonton, Alberta and continues to write the books on ongoing basis.
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