Canada: The Story of Us Worlds Collide (pre-1608-1759)

Canada: The Story of Us Worlds Collide (pre-1608-1759)

Hundreds of Indigenous nations with advanced cultures already live in Canada when French and English colonizers arrive and fight for land claims. Indigenous people suffer as a result of first contact. Features stories/events include: Turtle Island, Samuel de Champlain and early settlements, Wendat and Haudenosaunee, Filles du Roi, Radisson and Des Groseilliers, Plains of Abraham. 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
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
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Indians of North America -- First contact with Europeans [LCSH] Canada -- History -- To 1763 (New France) [LCSH] Canada -- Biography [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), Renny Bartlett (Director), Michelle Metivier (Director), P.J. Naworynski (Director), Geoff Siskind (Director), Greg Beer (Writer), 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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