Category: civic education

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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