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George Johnston and His World: Life and Culture of the Inland Tlingit

George Johnston and His World: Life and Culture of the Inland Tlingit

George Johnston Museum

The Inland Tlingit are descendants of the Coastal Tlingit who migrated into the Yukon Territory, Canada, from what is now Southeast Alaska. Their entry to the interior via the Taku River to Atlin, British Columbia, then overland to Teslin, occurred during...

On Canadian Ground: Stories of Footwear in Early Canada

On Canadian Ground: Stories of Footwear in Early Canada

Bata Shoe Museum

Canada covers a great land where extreme climate variations have required an impressive level of innovation in footwear. On Canadian Ground is an examination of the history of Canadian footwear from the traditional kamiks of the Inuit and the moccasins of...

Kirkland Lake: A Jewish History

Kirkland Lake: A Jewish History

Museum of Northern History at the Sir Harry Oakes Chateau

The town of Kirkland Lake once had a vibrant and thriving Jewish community. Its origins were found in the great waves of migration to Canada in the early 20th century, from the area of Eastern Europe known as the Russia Pale. One of the earliest...

Niitsitapiisini: Our Way of Life

Niitsitapiisini: Our Way of Life

Glenbow Museum

Take an interactive journey into the rich heritage of the Niisitapi, known as the Blackfoot Tribe. This exhibit provides a comprehensive glimpse into the Blackfoot way of life; how they lived with their families, the environment and their neighbours....

Mining History on the Baie Verte Peninsula

Mining History on the Baie Verte Peninsula

Baie Verte Peninsula Miners Museum

There's a rich mining history in Baie Verte, Newfoundland, that continues to the present day - and the Miners Museum in the community digs deep into its lore. Located at Terra Nova Mine, which operated from 1860 until 1864, and again between 1901 and 1915,...

Nature Under Glass

Nature Under Glass

Montréal Biodôme

Discover the incomparable beauty of some of the world's most diverse and unique ecosystems at Montreal's world-famous Biodome. Sheltering five real life ecosystems, the Biodome offers glimpses of life in the most extreme ecosystems; from the Antarctic to a...

Seasons of New France

Seasons of New France

Centre de référence de l'Amérique française

The history of New France is one of many changes. The French Colonies of Quebec introduced Catholic customs and traditions to the New World, ushering in centuries of social transformation.As European settlement took root in New France, groups like the...

On The Ice

On The Ice

Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame and Museum

This Community Memories exhibit celebrates Manitoba's rich Olympic heritage, from the province's first appearance at the Olympics in 1920 where it won a gold medal for Canada, to the Olympics in Salt Lake City. A team from Manitoba, the Winnipeg Falcons...

Jasper Park Volunteer Fire Brigade: A Community History

Jasper Park Volunteer Fire Brigade: A Community History

Jasper - Yellowhead Museum and Archives

This exhibit tells the history of the Jasper Park Volunteer Fire Brigade. In the early days of Jasper, Alberta, the town site depended on those who volunteered their time and lives in order to battle the flames. The growth of the volunteer brigade, which...

The Légaré Mill... Living History

The Légaré Mill... Living History

Site historique du Moulin Légaré

On the banks of Quebec's Chêne River, the Légaré Mill, the oldest water-driven flour mill in North America, has been in constant operation since its completion in 1763. Today, the mill still produces and sells between 30 and 40 tons of wheat flour and...

A Day in the Life of a Trappist Monk

A Day in the Life of a Trappist Monk

St. Norbert Arts Centre

Spend the day in the life of a trappist monk. Experience a trappist monk's true devotion to his religion and his dedication to Christianity. A trappist monk leads a life of sacrifice, living a voluntary life of poverty and celibacy, and has chosen to act...

Cariboo Treasures: Perspectives on a Cariboo Civilization

Cariboo Treasures: Perspectives on a Cariboo Civilization

Quesnel and District Museum and Archives

As a community, Quesnel, British Columbia, has developed into a prosperous and exciting place, both to live and to visit. This municipality has left behind an indescribable amount of history that intrigues the populace and defines the Cariboo as a place...

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