Kumtuks short videos on history, policies, and general knowlege about British Columbia

Category: British Columbia

First Nations in early British Columbia: an aboriginal perspective

Early modern British Columbia began with the arrival of traders from the North West Company. They were welcomed and supported by the First Nations. When the North West Company merged with the Honorable Hudson Bay Company it gained powers of government over its trading communities; according to King George Third’s Proclamation of 1763 First Nations […]

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First Nations Architecture

First Nations architecture in southern British Columbia Canada is described and explained in this short video documentary. Songs, chants and dances from local First Nations and Indian Bands have been covered in other films but this focuses on other aspects of culture. Insights into the architecture of traditional aboriginal building in southern British Columbia as […]

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Keeping New Caledonia: history of early British Columbia

This video documents how British Columbia avoided becoming part of the United States, but lost its southern heartland. It follows from two previous Kumtuks videos called Columbia and Losing Columbia as well as the related video Government in Proto British Columbia. The legal government on the West Coast was the Honorable Hudson Bay Company, called […]

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