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A podcast covering Canadian history from first migration to the present day

A podcast covering Canadian history from first migration to the present day
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Canada

Description:

A podcast covering Canadian history from first migration to the present day

Language:

English

Contact:

(604) 833-9488


Episodes

Chapter 10 – Verrazzano, Cartier, and the Beginnings of New France – Canadi

11/3/2014
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This chapter follows the first French explorers as they set the foundations of New France. Meet Giovanni de Verrazzano, Jacques Cartier, and the appointed governor of New France Jean-Francois La Rocque de Roberval. The poem is called Jacques Cartier and written by one of the fathers of confederation, Thomas D’Arcy Mcgee.The post Chapter 10 – Verrazzano, Cartier, and the Beginnings of New France – Canadian Explorers appeared first on The History of Canada Podcast.

Duration: 00:30:32


Chapter 9 – The Portuguese Response – Canadian Explorers

10/4/2014
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Today we follow the Portuguese response to the voyages of John Cabot, with the journeys of the Corte-Real brothers and an attempt at Canadian colonization led by João Álvares Fagundes. Along the way, we will see first hand accounts of the encounters with native inhabitants.The post Chapter 9 – The Portuguese Response – Canadian Explorers appeared first on The History of Canada Podcast.

Duration: 00:18:58


Chapter 8 – Treaty of Tordesillas – Canadian Explorers

9/2/2014
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Today we examine the repercussions of the Age of Discovery on diplomacy in the new world, and see the first attempts to split newly discovered land via papal bulls and royal treaties including the Treaty of Tordesillas. We also see the first challenge to that treaty in the person of John Cabot.The post Chapter 8 – Treaty of Tordesillas – Canadian Explorers appeared first on The History of Canada Podcast.

Duration: 00:20:07


Chapter 7 – Age of Discovery – Canadian Explorers

6/30/2014
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This chapter follows Europe in the Early Renaissance, and how the flourishing of new ideas and ideologies, along with economic and religious motives, paved the way for the Age of Discovery, and how some hardy explorers – under the aegis of Portugal and Spain, traveled first round the coast of Africa, and then, in theThe post Chapter 7 – Age of Discovery – Canadian Explorers appeared first on The History of Canada Podcast.

Duration: 00:26:54


Chapter 6 – Skraelings in Vinland – Early Canadian Colonization

5/26/2014
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This episode follows the Norse adventurers in their short-lived Vinland colony and explores the longer lived trading relationship the Norse established with the rather diverse group of people they called Skraelings. We will meet some interesting characters along the way! Like Freydis Eriksdaughter, Thorvald Eriksson, and Thorfinn Karlsefni.The post Chapter 6 – Skraelings in Vinland – Early Canadian Colonization appeared first on The History of Canada.

Duration: 00:43:07


Chapter 5 – Norse Explorers from Erik the Red to Leif Erikson – Canadian Ex

4/18/2014
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Today we meet the Norse explorers, from the legend of Gunnbjorn to Erik the Red’s colonization of Greenland. Later, Bjarni Herjolfson becomes the first European to sight the New World and Leif Erikson follows bravely in his current. From Iceland to Vinland, this chapter opens a great adventure.The post Chapter 5 – Norse Explorers from Erik the Red to Leif Erikson – Canadian Explorers appeared first on The History of Canada.

Duration: 00:34:00


Chapter 4 – A Land of Tribes – Aboriginal Canadian History

4/2/2014
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Today we examine how cultural groups assembled throughout Canadian lands, forming rituals and traditions, and even the first Canadian sports. We examine Aboriginal technologies such as the wigwam and snowshoe, and try to make sense of the vast medley of unique tribes that defined precontact Canada.The post Chapter 4 – A Land of Tribes – Aboriginal Canadian History appeared first on The History of Canada.

Duration: 00:14:39


Chapter 3 – Clovis Culture and Beyond – Aboriginal Canadian History

3/17/2014
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This Chapter follows our travelers as they form the first TransAmerican culture, the Clovis, and how this culture mysteriously appears and disappears. We observe the extinction of multitudes of large fauna species, and the turn to bison hunting and new environments in the post-Clovis climate. You can now follow The History of Canada podcast onThe post Chapter 3 – Clovis Culture and Beyond – Aboriginal Canadian History appeared first on The History of Canada.

Duration: 00:14:42


Chapter 2 – The Unsettled Lands – Aboriginal Canadian History

3/9/2014
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The chapter follows our travelers as they depart from Beringia and become the first Canadians en route south to form the first well-established site in the Americas: Monte Verde in Southern Chile. We examine how they probably traveled, what they did there, and discuss things that really grind archeologists’ gears.The post Chapter 2 – The Unsettled Lands – Aboriginal Canadian History appeared first on The History of Canada.

Duration: 00:13:43


Chapter 1 – The First Big Steppe

2/28/2014
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This chapter begins our story with a small group of Siberians making their way into a land called Beringia and gradually becoming a unified people. We explore who they were, what they were like, and how they migrated. As a visual aid, below you’ll find a picture of the entirety of Beringia and an animationThe post Chapter 1 – The First Big Steppe appeared first on The History of Canada.

Duration: 00:09:47


Chapter 0 – Introduction

1/13/2014
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This episode introduces the podcast, and covers its format, scope, and schedule. The weekly History of Canada podcast, beginning in February 2014, will cover the entire story of Canada from the first migrants who crossed the Bering Strait to developments in the present day.The post Chapter 0 – Introduction appeared first on The History of Canada.

Duration: 00:03:17