Listen to the 1914 renditions of “Vision” and “One Sweetly Solemn Thought” by Canadian musician Winifred Bambrick, the first harpist to record with American inventor Thomas Edison.
Nominations for the Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Teaching are accepted all year round.
With medieval streets, seaside beaches, and a network of hiking trails, Carlingford is a popular tourist destination that also showcases the legacy of one of Canada’s Fathers of Confederation.
Restoration of historic Ottawa boathouse nears the finish line.
Moccasins are among the most abundant articles of clothing housed in Canadian museum collections.
Facebook groups preserve rural history by photographing abandoned buildings.
For nearly 23 years of research (1992-2015), the Gwich’in Tribal Council Department of Cultural Heritage (formerly Gwich’in Social & Cultural Institute) has worked with more than seventy-four Gwich'in Elders and traditional land users to document place names and create an inventory of heritage sites in the Gwich'in Settlement Region of the Northwest Territories and Yukon.
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and to learn about the plight of Jewish children during the Holocaust, Dawn Martens guided her grades 4 to 6 students on an interdisciplinary project to study and present Hans Krása’s opera, Brundibár.
Created through a partnership between the Western Development Museum, Spirit Wrestler Productions, and the University of Saskatchewan, the Saskatchewan Doukhobor Living Book Project documented through five multimedia outputs the history, culture, and religious beliefs of Saskatchewan’s Independent Doukhobors.
Celebrating the very best in Canadian achievements in the field of history and heritage.
When sixty Roma set up camp on an extension of George Street in Peterborough, Ontario, in the early summer of 1909, they caused a sensation.
A distinctive people, a distinctive language. Is it any wonder the Métis also built distinctive homes?
In the annals of Canadian Jewish history, it is well known that Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier is alleged to have promised part of Manitoba to the Jews as a place where they might be granted “a measure of self-government.”
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In this lesson, students will use role play to learn about the experiences of Black sleeping car porters on the job.
This lesson examines the viewpoints on the abolition of slavery in Upper Canada – immediate abolition, gradual abolition, or no abolition.
Forts. Tipis. Maple syrup. Birch bark canoes. Log cabins. Wagons. (And yes, magazines.) Trees are a big part of the story of Canada.
This lesson examines the life and art of Max Stern, touching upon the themes of the persecution of Jews in Nazi Germany and the resettlement of Jewish immigrants in Canada following the Second World War.