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Peel's Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries    Peel's Prairie Provinces is a resource dedicated to assisting scholars, students, and researchers of all types in their exploration of western Canadian history and the culture of the Canadian prairies.

Peel's Prairie Provinces is a resource dedicated to assisting scholars, students, and researchers of all types in their exploration of western Canadian history and the culture of the Canadian prairies.

Big Bear was a Plains Cree chief. He was born in 1825 and died in 1888 on the Poundmaker Reserve in Saskatchewan. Big Bear refused to sign Treaty No. 6 (1876). He was the first major chief of the Canadian prairies to refuse.

Big Bear was a Plains Cree chief the Canadian prairie. He was born in 1825 and died in 1888 on the Poundmaker Reserve in Saskatchewan. Big Bear refused to sign Treaty No. 6 He was the first major chief of the Canadian prairies to refuse.

Louis David Riel (22 October 1844 – 16 November 1885) was a Canadian politician, a founder of the province of Manitoba, and a political and spiritual leader of the Métis people of the Canadian prairies. Riel sought to preserve Métis rights and culture as their homelands. He rallied the French-speaking Metis and the English-speaking half breeds by stressing their common grievances with Eastern interests. He is regarded by many as a Canadian folk hero today. His arrest, trial, and execution…

Louis David Riel October 1844 – 16 November was a Canadian politician, a founder of the province of Manitoba, and a political and spiritual leader of the Métis people of the Canadian prairies.

Go West! Settling The Canadian Prairies ties in perfectly with Alberta's Grade 4 and 5 curriculum.  This 81 page product is packed full of activities, foldables, handouts, and vocabulary cards.    ♦ Confederation Foldable ♦ Requirements of NWMP ♦ NWMP Foldable ♦ 3 Reader's Theatre with Questions ♦ Pros & Cons of Moving West T-Chart ♦ Homesteader T-Chart ♦ Wagon Load Weight Activity ♦ Friendly Letter Activity ♦ Negative Effects of Settlement on 1st Nations Peoples Foldable ♦ Pos...

Canadian History: Western Settlement

Go West! Settling The Canadian Prairies ties in perfectly with Alberta's Grade 4 and 5 curriculum. This 81 page product is packed full of activities, foldables, handouts, and vocabulary cards.

Big Bear was a Plains Cree chief. He was born in 1825 and died in 1888 on the Poundmaker Reserve in Saskatchewan.  Big Bear refused to sign Treaty No. 6 (1876).  He was the first major chief of the Canadian prairies to refuse.

Big Bear was a Plains Cree chief. He was born in 1825 and died in 1888 on the Poundmaker Reserve in Saskatchewan. Big Bear refused to sign Treaty No. 6 He was the first major chief of the Canadian prairies to refuse.

Why Canada Became A Country is a FREE foldable that your Grade 4/5 students will enjoy doing. This foldable is a part of Go West! Settling the Canadian Prairies.

Why Canada Became A Country is a FREE foldable that your Grade students will enjoy doing. This foldable is a part of Go West! Settling the Canadian Prairies.

25 Fun Facts about Canada Infographic

These are a few fun facts about Canada. Canada is a big country with the longest coastline. It is also one of the countries with the highest literacy rate. Find out more interesting facts about Canada in our infographics.

National Film Board of Canada - Life in Early Canada 07 - Homesteading on the Prairies

Alberta Grade 2 Social Studies - Communities in Canada (Acadian, Inuit, Prairie) - National Film Board of Canada - Life in Early Canada 07 - Homesteading on the Prairies

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