Quebec

Quebec

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by Suzanne LeVert
     
 

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The Northwest territories was the home of some of the earliest known Native American Cultures, and its intuit and Dene people have developed distinctive arts and ways of life. Visitors have included Vikings, whalers from many land, and intrepid explorers in search of the fabled Northwest Passage.

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The Northwest territories was the home of some of the earliest known Native American Cultures, and its intuit and Dene people have developed distinctive arts and ways of life. Visitors have included Vikings, whalers from many land, and intrepid explorers in search of the fabled Northwest Passage.

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School Library Journal - School Library Journal
Gr 5-10-- Single-volume treatments of two massive territories that receive little attention in most books on the region. LeVert discusses the ancient and recent history of the areas, and includes the pending divison of the NWT into two separate jurisdictions. She also describes the history and cultures of northern indigenous peoples, including the Dene, Inuit, and Athapaskans; the impact Europeans have had on their lifestyles; and the important roles these people play in many aspects of life in the territories. Anyone who expects to travel on the Alaska Highway, or anywhere else in the regions, will receive a good introduction to the people, places, and events here. Students will find the information and numerous, clearly labeled, full-color photographs useful for reports. There is a map and an ``at a Glance'' fact chart at the beginning of each book. Most of the titles in the further reading lists are from the 1970s, symptomatic of the dearth of information available--until now. --Lucinda Lockwood, Thomas Haney Secondary School, Maple Ridge, BC

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791060704
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/28/2000
Series:
Canada in the Twenty First Century Series
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
7.97(w) x 8.28(h) x 0.38(d)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

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Quebec 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book was really helpful for me on my project on Quebec. Suprisingly, it gave me information i couldnt find on the internet!