Canada: The Story of Us Hunting Treasure (1777-1793)

Canada: The Story of Us Hunting Treasure (1777-1793)

A new generation of rebels and entrepreneurs compete for the key to this land's prosperity – its natural resources – while others fight to protect them. It's an epic quest for treasure that shapes the country to this day. Features stories/events include: timber trade, sea otter trade, iron foundry, Chat Ka and the buffalo, the route to the Pacific. Important note for teachers: This series is intended to be used in conjunction with the Canada: The Story of Us teacher guide that includes activities and primers expanding on themes raised in the series. Warning: This program contains scenes that some viewers may find disturbing. Viewer discretion is advised.

  • 2017
  • 00:44:14
  • 13-14
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Fur trade -- Canada -- History [CSH] Canada -- Biography [LCSH] Canada -- Economic conditions -- 1763-1867 [CSH] Canada -- History -- 1763-1867 [LCSH] Canada -- Discovery and exploration [CSH] Canada, Western -- History [LCSH] Indigenous peoples -- Canada -- History [LCSH] Social sciences [LCSH] Canada -- History [LCSH] Indigenous peoples -- Study and teaching -- Canada [LCSH]
Tara Elwood (Producer), Sarah Zammit (Producer), P.J. Naworynski (Director), Tim Wolochatiuk (Director), Geoff Siskind (Director), Greg Beer (Writer), Cameron Rothery (Producer), Sylvie Pamphile (Narrator)
Closed captioning
MARC Record
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Teacher Guide(s)

  • Canada: The Story of Us Teacher Guide

    Canada: The Story of Us Teacher Guide

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