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Western Canadian history

Western Canadian history

museum interpretations

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Published by National Museums of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by D.R. Richeson.
SeriesNational Museum of man: Mercury series. History division: Papers, 27
ContributionsRicheson, David R.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14167398M

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The Canadian Prairies were peopled in six great waves of migration, spanning from prehistory to the present. The migration from Asia, ab years ago, produced an Indigenous population of 20, to 50, by about Between and , several thousand European and Canadian fur traders arrived, followed by several hundred British immigrants. Canada: An Illustrated History by Derek Hayes Jam-packed with information and lavishly illustrated with period maps, drawings and photographs,Canada is a great introduction to the true north strong and has compiled 12 chapters in chronological order starting with Canada’s indigenous peoples before the Europeans arrived, early French and English .

Native leaders, immigrant farm families, Alberta oil barons, and political reformers all have prominent roles in this live and comprehensive history of the prairie west. Drawing upon recent research- hundreds of books, articles, and government reports- in native, labour, and urban history, as well as his own work in social and intellectual movements, Gerald Friesen has .   The University of Alberta's Peel's Prairie Provinces online database of Western Canadiana has many a fascinating item. (Incidentally, all available publicly for free without any subscription! Browse and cite to your heart's content!) One among many is a fascinating dictionary for recent immigrants to Western Canada: Western Canadian Dictionary and Phrase .


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