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Community History Detectives

Uncover the secrets of the historical objects from your own (or a chosen) community.

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Aboriginal: What is Aboriginal Storytelling?


Saskatchewan Libraries


This website contains information about aboriginal storytelling and links to additional storytelling websites.

Navigation Tips:

Scroll down to access text. Additional links for storytelling are located at the end of the text.



Title: The Hungarian Trunk

Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

Description: This website contains an interactive tour about Hungarian immigrants who came to Canada.
Navigation Tips: Click on the left hand menu to access categories.


Title: Keys to History Database: People and Objects, Places and Times
Host: McCord Museum
Description: This website contains over 125 000 images that reflect the social history and material culture of Montréal, Québec and Canada.
Navigation Tips: Click on Collections–Search near the top of the screen to access images and their descriptions.



Alberta’s Provincial Historic Sites, Interpretive Centres and Museums


Alberta Culture and Tourism

Description: This website contains a database of Alberta’s provincial historic sites and museums. Links are provided to the Provincial Archives of Alberta and to the Alberta Historical Resources Foundation.
Navigation Tips: Click right below “Alberta Map” to access a map of Alberta with additional information about historic sites and museums.
Last updated: October 17, 2017 | (Revision History)
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