ERIC Number: ED067208
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
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Indians of Canada. Jackdaw No. C16.
Rogers, Edward, Comp.; Irwin, Clarke, Comp.
The Jackdaw packet contains historical documents dealing with Canadian Indians. The packet may be used for senior high school and college level students. Included are a reproduction of a birchbark scroll owned by an Ojibwa Medicine Society, showing membership symbols known only to the society; a speech (1743) by an Indian chief, as transcribed into a journal, at the opening of trading on the Hudson Bay; a Bill of lading (c. 1800) for a canoe of the North West Company as it left Montreal; an illustration of the Indian culture areas of Canada indicating groupings of Indians by similar life styles; a record, containing Indian songs and chants; a Jesuit map of the upper Great Lakes (1682) showing the location of Indians and missions between the Mississippi (Colbert) River and Lake Ontario; a map of new discoveries in North America published in London by Arrowsmith (1796); and a Manitoban, Winnipeg newspaper, 11 October 1873, report on Treaty No. 3 between the Cree and Ojibwa Indians and Lieutenant-Governor Morris and his party. Also, Indian unrest is reported: a long report of the uprising of 1869-70 at Red River, concerning the execution of Thomas Scott, an Ontario Orangemen, and clippings of reports and comments on the Alert Bay Potlatch raid (1922-23) and on the Indian protest at Kenora (November 1965) are taken from the British Columbia newspaper. Also contained in this packet are a list of Things to Think About, Things to Do, and a Bibliography for more reading. (FF)
Descriptors: American Indians, Audiotape Recordings, Cultural Background, History, Instructional Materials, Legal Responsibility, Maps
Grossman Publishers, 625 Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10022 ($3.95)
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Identifiers - Location: Canada