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This object, called a tikanagan, likely once carried a heartily crying baby. It was an ingenious piece of Aboriginal child care technology that served as the contemporary equivalent of a crib.

Anishinabe Cradleboard

This object, called a tikanagan, likely once carried a heartily crying baby. It was an ingenious piece of Aboriginal child care technology that served as the contemporary equivalent of a crib.

Vikings on a Prairie Ocean: Manitoban Glenn Sigurdson brings the history of New Iceland to life in his memoir about growing up along Lake Winnipeg.

Vikings on a Prairie Ocean

Manitoban Glenn Sigurdson brings the history of New Iceland to life in his memoir about growing up along Lake Winnipeg.

The Château Ramezay commemorates the War of 1812 with items from its collection. Produced as three

1812: Objects to Discover

The Château Ramezay commemorates the War of 1812 with videos of items from its collection. Each video provides a different perspective: Canadian, British and First Nations.

Eyewitness accounts from the frontlines of history, such as Mackenzie King in Berlin in 1937.

What It's Like...

Eyewitness accounts from the frontlines of history, such as Mackenzie King in Berlin in 1937.

As the Fathers of Confederation negotiated unity, their unmarried daughters and sisters hoped for alliances of a different kind.

Daughters of Confederation

As the Fathers of Confederation negotiated unity, their unmarried daughters and sisters hoped for alliances of a different kind.

This fall marks the 150th anniversary of the conferences that led to Canada's Confederation. Did the Fathers of Confederation know what they were doing when they drafted our Constitution?

The Foundering Fathers

This fall marks the 150th anniversary of the conferences that led to Canada's Confederation. Did the Fathers of Confederation know what they were doing when they drafted our Constitution?

100 Years of Loss: Oral histories from the survivors of the residential school system seeks to fill the gap in Canadian educational curricula.

100 Years of Loss: Residential Schools

Oral histories from the survivors of the residential school system seeks to fill the gap in Canadian educational curricula.

Parks Canada finds sunken treasures. Archaeologists have been looking for traces of three storied eighteenth century shipwrecks in the Gwaii Haanas region of British Columbia.

Parks Canada finds sunken treasures

Archaeologists have been looking for traces of three storied eighteenth century shipwrecks in the Gwaii Haanas region of British Columbia.

Are valuable antiques hiding in your attic? Canada's History wants to help you!

What's it worth?

Are valuable antiques hiding in your attic? Canada's History wants to help you!

The book will be out this fall, but you can still submit photos for the website.

Great War Album

The book will be out this fall, but you can still submit photos for the website.

Canada's History senior editor Nelle Oosterom travels to Churchill and York Factory, Manitoba.

Fur Trade Footsteps: Photo Gallery

Canada's History senior editor Nelle Oosterom travels to Churchill and York Factory, Manitoba.

For a fresh take on the war, watch our original video series hosted by Tim Compeau.

War of 1812: A Video Field Guide

For a fresh take on the war, watch our original video series hosted by Tim Compeau.

Readers: submit old photos that capture a moment, important or ordinary, in Canada's history.

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Readers: submit old photos that capture a moment, important or ordinary, in Canada's history.

Online Extensions

How the Scots Invented Canadian Diversity

As Scotland ponders independence, some thoughts on how the Scots made Canada what it is.

Vikings on a Prairie Ocean

Manitoban Glenn Sigurdson brings the history of New Iceland to life in his memoir about growing up along Lake Winnipeg.

Aboriginal Writers' Work Showcased

Presenting the young winners of the Aboriginal Arts & Stories competition.

Tracking world war veterans

A fast-growing database of veterans has become a boon to descendants of Toronto-area men and women who served in the world wars.

Roots: Say it ain’t faux!

The gullible and the greedy have a long history of falling for inheritance hoaxes, says Paul Jones.

Soldier Eager to Enlist in Great War

A Canadian soldier was so keen to enlist after the Frist World War broke out in 1914 that he neglected to tell his sweetheart. Read his letter of explanation.

Trading Post

	More than sixty-five tonnes of tobacco moved through York Factory between 1720 and 1774. Much of it was packaged in a form known as a carrot, because it resembled the shape and size of the vegetable.

More than sixty-five tonnes of tobacco moved through York Factory between 1720 and 1774. Much of it was packaged in a form known as a carrot, because it resembled the shape and size of the vegetable.

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Olaf Johnson, a commercial fisherman by trade, sits on a beached houseboat with his children, Adeline and John.

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