Before Canada

Before Canada

First Nations and First Contacts : Prehistory-1523

Book - 2006
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Discusses the geographic regions of Canada and the cultures of the First Nations who lived there and explores some of the theories about how people first came to North America, as well as theories about early European visitors to Canada.
Publisher: Philadelphia : Mason Crest Publishers, c2006
ISBN: 9781422200018
1422200019
Branch Call Number: J 971.011 NEL
Characteristics: 87 p. :,col. ill., ports. ;,21 cm

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ms_mustard
Nov 18, 2015

I immigrated to Canada many years ago and now plan to read the entire How Canada Became Canada series. My US school years are long past and this will refresh my memory and fill in some blanks. for instance, I didn't know that John Cabot sailed for England but was Italian, Giovanni Caboto, and that it isn't known exactly where on the east coast he landed.

I realize these books are written for school-age children but they will give me an overview that I can pursue later in heavier tomes.

I especially appreciated the outline of the various First Nations now that Truth and Reconciliation are so much in the news.

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1aa
Sep 12, 2015

A good simple book for children to learn about Canadian prehistory.

natasha111 Dec 14, 2011

great book.

skittles21 Dec 06, 2011

alot of history!

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