In this presentation, filmmaker, writer, artist and educator Sylvia D. Hamilton shares the motivation and process behind her work.
Online or in-person, join us January 19, 2020 for the 12th Canada’s History Forum. Recipients of the 2019 Governor General’s History Awards will share their experience of making the personal stories big and the big stories personal. Presenters will explain how small stories make complicated histories more accessible to learners of all ages.
As the HBC’s 350th anniversary approaches, we invite readers to share their memories of North America’s oldest company.
Fifty years ago Kenojuak Ashevak’s The Enchanted Owl was reproduced by Canada Post on a six-cent stamp commemorating the one hundredth anniversary of the Northwest Territories.
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Sylvia D. Hamilton is one of the most influential public historians working in Canada today, earning a reputation for excellence over four decades of active history-making.
Kayla Dallyn and Genevieve Soler’s students worked alongside Elders to trace their family lineages back several generations. Through oral histories and conversations with the Elders, the students learned about ancestors who made enduring contributions to the Stoney Nakoda community.
To mark the centenary of Ginger Goodwin’s death, the Cumberland Museum and Archives led a series of programs and events that engaged the public with history through artistic, academic and immersive experiences.
Celebrating the very best in Canadian achievements in the field of history and heritage.
Contrary to its clean, law-abiding image, the Canadian West had its fair share of colourful criminals.
How a group of pacifists in sixties-era Ontario was forced to question its principles of non-violence.
More hustlers, rustlers and wild men.
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This lesson will introduce students to the basic sounds of the Cree language (Y dialect). Students will compare and contrast the Cree letters of the alphabet to the letters of the English alphabet.
Using this activity, students will rank the importance of different moments in Canada’s story of bilingualism to explore how historical significance is established and how it varies.
In this lesson, students will use the historical thinking concepts to analyze the ways in which Canada’s identity developed through language, culture, and the growth of immigrant communities.
We have so many great words that you won’t hear outside of Canada. Even better, many of those words are the same in French and English.