The Canaanites were also known as the Phoenicians. While we are bombarded with images of white Canaanites, their art tells a different story. The art shows them with black faces, which also matches the Biblical teaching that Ham's descendants were black. Phoenicians - Canaanites "And the sons of Noah, that went forth of the ark, were Shem, and Ham, and Japheth: and Ham is the father of Canaan." - Genesis 9:18 Please Take A Moment To Share If you enjoyed this study, please take a moment to share it. Thanks in advance.