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Evolving Identities in Canada

Create a visual representation of changes in the political, economic, demographic and social identities of an assigned group since Confederation.


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Title: AlbertaSource.ca: All
Host: Heritage Community Foundation
Description: This website contains a collection of sites that link people with places, stories, objects, landscapes, traditions—all of those aspects that define us as individuals and communities.
Navigation Tips: Scroll down and click on a topic to enter the site and access information.
Note: Click on the numbers (1–7) or on the arrows (<<  >>) at the top or the bottom of the screen to advance to the following page or to return to the previous page.
URL: http://www.albertasource.ca/aoe/ui/indexx.aspx?callpage=42

 

Title: Thematic: Discover new aspects of the history of Canada in the 19th and 20th centuries through thematic tours
Host: McCord Museum of Canadian History
Description: The website contains thematic tours that are divided into five major themes and five time periods, four of which are post-Confederation.
Navigation Tips: Scroll down and click on a topic or on a time period to access the featured Web tour.
URL: http://www.mccord-museum.qc.ca/en/keys/webtours/

 

Title: Alberta InSight
Host: Archives Society of Alberta
Description: This website contains a database of photographs held in Alberta’s archives. Enter a search term, e.g., First Nations, in the Search for box and click Go to access a collection of photographs.
Navigation Tips: Click on thumbnails to enlarge photographs and access descriptions.  Note: Click on the enlarged image again to enlarge more.
URL: http://www.albertaonrecord.ca/

 

Title: Edmonton: Alberta’s Capital City
Host: City of Edmonton Archives
Description: This website contains archival photographs of Edmonton and surrounding areas. Scroll down to the middle of the screen to Online Research Tools and click on City of Edmonton Archives Photographs to access an alphabetical listing of photograph categories.
Navigation Tips: Click on a category to view thumbnail images. Click on thumbnails to enlarge and access descriptions.
URL:

http://www.edmonton.ca/city_government/edmonton_archives/city-of-edmonton-archives.aspx

 

Title:

The Inuvialuit of the Western Arctic: From Ancient Times to 1902

Host:

Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation

Description:

This website contains information about the Inuvialuit of the western Canadian Arctic.

Navigation Tips:

Click on links to access information.

URL: http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/exhibitions/aborig/inuvial/indexe.shtml

 

Title: Niitsitapiisini: Our Way of Life
Host: Glenbow Museum
Description: This website contains a virtual exhibit entitled The Story of the Blackfoot People.
Navigation Tips: Click on Blackfoot, English or French and then on Flash or HTML to access the exhibit. Glide over the pictographs to display titles and click to access text, images and audio.
Note: Check site requirements and download Flash, Quicktime or Windows Media Player if needed.
URL: http://www.glenbow.org/blackfoot/index.htm

 

Title: Elders’ Voices
Host: Heritage Community Foundation
Description: This website contains information about a series of treaties that the Canadian government negotiated with Aboriginal peoples across Canada that would allow them rights to natural resources and the lands necessary to build a national railway that would link the country together.
Navigation Tips: Scroll down to read the text and lick on Treaty 6, Treaty 7 or Treaty 8 under Quicklinks to access information about each treaty. Click on the topics—The History, The Peoples, The Voices—in the left hand side menu to access additional information. 
URL: http://www.abheritage.ca/eldersvoices/history/history_treaties.html

 

Title:

Building Alberta Exhibit

Host:

Culture and Community Spirit

Description:

This website contains a collection of photographs that document the building of Alberta.

Navigation Tips:

Scroll down and click on thumbnails to enlarge the images and access descriptions.

URL:

http://culture.alberta.ca/paa/eventsandexhibits/exhibits/buildingalberta.aspx

 

Title: Aboriginal Youth Identity Series: First Nations Contributions
Host: Heritage Community Foundation
Description: This website contains a Contributions Edukit intended to enhance students' knowledge of accomplished First Nation people by introducing history, contributions and inspiring stories to topics such as culture and business. Lesson plans and suggestions on how to integrate fun, group discussion and projects, with learning about significant First Nation people are included.
Navigation Tips: Click on Student Zone or Teacher Zone to enter the site and access information.
URL: http://www.edukits.ca/aboriginal/contributions/index.htm

 

Title: Aboriginal Women: A Profile from the 1996 Census
Host: Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
Description: This website contains a report that provides a demographic and socio-economic profile of Aboriginal women in Canada. The objective of the report is to reveal the distinct challenges facing this group and help inform and support the policy-making process.
Navigation Tips: Click on a topic under Table of Contents to access information. Or, click on Aboriginal Women: A Profile from the 1996 Census just below the table of contents to access text, tables and figures in PDF format.
URL:

http://www.ainc-inac.gc.ca/ai/rs/pubs/sts/awp/awp-eng.asp

 

Title: The Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage Website
Host: Memorial University of Newfoundland
Description: This website contains information about the stories, histories and cultures of the Inuit, the Innu, the Mi’kmaq, M├ętis and the Beothuk peoples.
URL: http://www.heritage.nf.ca/
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