History and Origins

The film excerpts in this theme look at the creation myth of the Wendat, the life of the Mi’kmaq before European settlement, the origin of the word “Canada,” and the question of territory under the English and French regimes.

Excerpts


Our Nationhood

Our Nationhood 1

Our Nationhood 2


Strength Through Diversity Students will explore the rich diversity of Aboriginal people. From the creation tale of the Wendat to the stories of the Mi’kmaq before European contact, a tapestry unfolds for students and teachers alike.


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