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HCF Alberta Online Encyclopedia

Collected by: University of Alberta

Archived since: Nov, 2010

Description:

Albertasource.ca, home of the Alberta Online Encyclopedia, is a web portal developed by the Heritage Community Foundation to bring Alberta to the world and the world to Alberta. This unique, born-digital resource consists of over 80 purpose-built websites including text, images, audio and video.

Subject:   Universities & Libraries Arts & Humanities Society & Culture

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Title: CKUA Sound Archives

URL: http://66.244.199.219/CKUA_Archives/eng/sitemap.aspx

Description: The CKUA Radio Network is Canada's oldest broadcaster and its sound archives is important to the public life, arts and culture of Alberta. Listen to over 800 hours of CKUA programming including Arts Alberta, Speaker of the Week and Current Affairs.

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Subject:   History Local History Communities Social History

Title: The Alaska Highway

URL: http://alaskahighway.albertasource.ca/

Description: In 2005, the Edmonton Art Gallery, (now the Art Gallery of Alberta) produced the exhibition THE ROAD: Constructing the Alaska Highway. This Web site recreates to that exhibit.

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Subject:   Social History Communities Local History History

Title: Welcome to Alberta's Arts Heritage

URL: http://www.abheritage.ca/abarts/index.htm

Description: The Alberta's Arts Heritage website is a multimedia resource dedicated to exploring the rich history of the arts in Alberta. Keynote articles explore the performing, literary, visual, and film and media arts. Search the artists' database and listen to approximately 500 hours of CKUA Radio Network's Arts Alberta.

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Subject:   Social History Communities Local History History

Title: Alberta Inventors and Inventions: A Century of Patents

URL: http://www.abheritage.ca/abinvents/index2.htm

Description: The site explores innovation and invention through the patent process and provides access to thousands of patent records. Individual inventors and inventions are profiled and the inventive spirit is seen as crucial to the past and future development of the province of Alberta.

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Subject:   Social History Communities History Local History

Title: Alberta, Naturally!

URL: http://www.abheritage.ca/abnature/

Description: This site explores the natural history of Alberta through an ecosystems approach. Explore the natural regions of Alberta, the flora and fauna, through text, over 700 images, 225 audio files and a flashzone designed specifically for children of all ages.

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Subject:   Social History Communities Local History History

Title: Alberta's Political History

URL: http://www.abheritage.ca/abpolitics/

Description: Learn all about the political life of Alberta from past to present-elected officials, the buildings and the stories. Topics covered include Political Institutions, Elections, People and Events. An interactive map allows you to search election records from 1905.

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Subject:   Communities Social History Local History History

Title: Alberta's Natural Resources - —Heritage Community Foundation

URL: http://www.abheritage.ca/abresources/

Description: Alberta's development, past and present, depends on our natural resources. This site provides primary information about Soils and Agriculture, Hydrocarbons and Forests. As well, it explores the history of resource extraction, innovation in resource use as well as issues.

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Subject:   Social History Communities Local History History

Title: Alberta: How The West Was Young

URL: http://www.abheritage.ca/alberta/en/

Description: Join us as we discover the early history of Alberta going back 11,000 years. The site explores Aboriginal history from the Pre-Contact Era through to the Fur Trade and the Métis-the people who bridged the Old and New Worlds.

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Subject:   Social History Communities Local History History

Title: Albertans: Who do they think they are?

URL: http://www.abheritage.ca/albertans/

Description: Explore the cultural diversity of Alberta with a focus on the people and issues that have helped make Alberta the dynamic province it is today. More than 60 ethnocultural groups are represented including their history, culture, traditions and contributions.

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Subject:   History Local History Communities Social History

Title: Alberta's Aviation Heritage

URL: http://www.abheritage.ca/aviation/

Description: This site presents Alberta's contribution to aviation history. Barnstorming, international airfields and early flying inventions come alive as you watch oral histories, listen to Heritage Trails, and read about the pioneers of flight.

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Subject:   Communities Social History Local History History

Title: Elders' Voices

URL: http://www.abheritage.ca/eldersvoices/

Description: They are the ones who remember. They are the keepers of knowledge, and the living memories of ancient cultures. They are the Elders of Alberta's Aboriginal communities. Read and hear the stories of the Elders in Elders' Voices, a multimedia testament to the resilience of those who have struggled to keep the old world from being completely swept away by the new.

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Subject:   Social History History Local History Communities

Title: The Famous Five

URL: http://www.abheritage.ca/famous5/

Description: Until the Famous 5-Nellie McClung, Emily Murphy, Irene Parlby, Henrietta Muir Edwards and Louise McKinney-decided to challenge the Government of Canada, women were not considered "persons" in the law. Find out about these five amazing women and their contributions to Canadian society and the advancement of women's rights.

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Subject:   Social History Communities Local History History

Title: Wings Over Alberta

URL: http://www.abheritage.ca/flyboys/

Description: Find out about Canadians at war and the contributions made by military personnel and civilians alike in World War II. Learn about the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP) and its role in Canada's contribution to the war effort. Find out about Canada's Armed Forces, the homefront as well as air training centres.

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Subject:   Social History Communities Local History History

Title: Edmonton's Francophone Heritage

URL: http://www.abheritage.ca/francoedmonton/

Description: The French presence in what became Alberta goes back to the earliest period of the fur trade. Edmonton was the heart of that presence. This website documents and explores Edmonton's unique, historic role as Western Canada's second-largest Francophone city (next to Saint-Boniface, Manitoba). Discover Francophone Edmonton through the pages of this dynamic website.

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Subject:   Social History Communities Local History History

Title: Alberta's Francophone Heritage

URL: http://www.abheritage.ca/francophone/en/

Description: Francophone Alberta is important historically, politically, economically, culturally and socially. Discover more through Alberta's Francophone Heritage and its telling of individual and community stories from the era of the fur trade to contemporary Francophone communities confidently embracing the future.

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Subject:   Social History Communities Local History History

Title: Alberta: Home, Home On The Plains

URL: http://www.abheritage.ca/pasttopresent/en/

Description: To make way for western settlement and the building of the railways, in the latter half of the 19th century, Treaties were undertaken by the Government of Canada with Aboriginal People. Discover the settlement era in Alberta with a focus on early settlement, rural life, farming and ranching.

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Subject:   Social History Communities Local History History

Title: So, This is Alberta!

URL: http://www.abheritage.ca/stia/

Description: Just in time for Alberta's Centennial comes this fun and colourful look at just about everything Albertan: So, This Is Alberta! Featuring the designs and illustrations of Alberta's own Gary Delainey and Gerry Rasmussen (writers and illustrators of the comics Bub Slug and Betty), this website follows the comic adventures of a raven and a Richardson's ground squirrel as they explore the history, natural heritage, society and culture, and innovation of the province that sits "second from the left" on the Canadian map. Read the stories! See the pictures! Hear the audio and watch the video! In the end, you'll just have to sit back and declare: So, This Is Alberta!

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Subject:   Communities Social History Local History History

Title: St. Vincent and St. Paul

URL: http://www.abheritage.ca/stvincent-stpaul/

Description: The Era of the Fur Trade first brought Francophone fur traders to northern Alberta and created Métis communities. Missionary orders, such as the Oblates of Mary Immaculate, came next to serve Aboriginal Peoples to be followed by settlers. Join us as we examine the history and dynamics of two of Alberta's important French communities.

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Subject:   History Local History Communities Social History

Title: Alberta's Telephone Heritage

URL: http://www.abheritage.ca/telephone/

Description: From Alex Taylor to Telus Communications, this site looks at the technology of the telephone and celebrates its development in Alberta. Oral histories, Heritage Trails, and a searchable database let visitors really explore Alberta's telephone heritage.

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Subject:   Local History Communities Social History History

Title: Volunteerism in Alberta: 100 years of Celebrating Community

URL: http://www.abheritage.ca/volunteer/

Description: The selfless acts of thousands of Albertan volunteers have defined the province since the first explorers entered Western Canada. Find out about the people and the organizations they formed who have dedicated themselves to advancing the causes of others without the expectation of being compensated. Alberta's volunteers are one of our most valuable natural resources, and they have been improving community for over 100 years.

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Subject:   Social History Communities Local History History

Title: Alberta's Estonian Heritage

URL: http://www.aehs.ca/

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Subject:   Social History Communities Local History History

Title: Alberta Heritage Online

URL: http://www.albertaheritage.net/

Description: Alberta Heritage Online is the gateway to Alberta's heritage resources including museums, historic sites and archives. It promotes cultural tourism through showcasing Places to Go as well as providing a directory of heritage institutions and organizations.

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Subject:   Social History Communities Local History History

Title: 11,000 Years DVD

URL: http://www.albertasource.ca/11000years/index.html

Description: Video content from the 11,000 Years DVD.

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Subject:   Social History Communities Local History History

Title: Legacy Magazine, Legacy, Fall 2005 - Cover

URL: http://www.albertasource.ca/Legacy/

Description: On big birthdays (those that end in a zero!) we tend to look at the choices we've made so far and the direction we're heading. Well, 100 is a real biggie for Alberta. to commemorate the occasion, we've created this special centennial issue about the heritage, arts, and culture that define us - looking back, taking stock, expressing hopes for the future.

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Subject:   History Local History Communities Social History

Title: Alberta's Estonian Heritage

URL: http://www.albertasource.ca/abestonians/

Description: The Alberta's Estonian Heritage website tells individual and community stories from the pioneer era to contemporary urban society. Throughout the past 100 years, Alberta's Estonian communities have changed and adapted; all the while, they have always maintained their strong commitment to preserving their Estonian heritage.

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Subject:   Social History Communities Local History History

Title: Celebrating Alberta's Italian Community

URL: http://www.albertasource.ca/abitalian/index.html

Description: Immigrants from Italy began to come to Western Canada in the 1880s to work on the railways and in the mines. Explore the settlement history, culture, traditions, achievements and contributions of Italian-Canadians. The site includes profiles of individuals and organizations, photo albums as well as discussions of painful issues such as discrimination and internment.

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Subject:   History Local History Communities Social History

Title: Celebrating Alberta's Italian Community

URL: http://www.albertasource.ca/abitalian/index.html

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Title: Alberta Heritage Alphabet

URL: http://www.albertasource.ca/alphabet/

Description: This site presents an overview of the historical, cultural, natural, scientific and technological heritage of Alberta. Through the letters of the alphabet, information is presented at three levels for elementary, secondary and adult learners.

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Title: The Women of Aspenland - Les Femmes de la Tremblaie

URL: http://www.albertasource.ca/aspenland/default.htm

Description: This virtual exhibit explores 100 years of Western settlement history from a woman's perspective and includes artifacts and images from Central Alberta Regional Museums Network (CARMN) members. Individual women and communities are profiled from Contact with Aboriginal People in the Methodist Mission Era through the first part of the 20th century. Both human and natural history perspectives are included.

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Subject:   History Local History Communities Social History

Title: Alberta's Black Pioneer Heritage

URL: http://www.albertasource.ca/blackpioneers/

Description: This site gives a brief history of Black pioneer settlement in Alberta and includes insights into the social and political conditions affecting immigration during the 19th and 20th centuries.

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Title: People of the Boreal Forest

URL: http://www.albertasource.ca/boreal/

Description: The People of the Boreal Forest website retraces the footsteps of Terry Garvin who, between 1954 and 2000, recorded in text and photographs the lives of traditional Aboriginal hunters and trappers living in Canada's northwest boreal forest. Garvin's material, which has since been published in two books: Bush Land People and Carving Faces, Carving Lives: People of the Boreal Forest, serves as the foundation of this website, and tells the story of ancient peoples in a changing north.

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Subject:   History Local History Communities Social History

Title: Central Alberta Regional Museums Network

URL: http://www.albertasource.ca/carmn/

Description: The Central Alberta Regional Museums Network (CARMN) Online Catalogue provides access to selected museum artifacts, archival images, and records. Information about the individual institutions is included to help guide you to their museums and archives when traveling in central Alberta.

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Title: Grant MacEwan's Prairie West

URL: http://www.albertasource.ca/grantmacewan/

Description: Grant MacEwan's Prairie West is a content-rich website that explores his life and accomplishments through text, images, and video. Grant MacEwan was one of the most respected Western Canadians of the twentieth century. He was an agriculturalist, educator, mayor of Calgary, Lieutenant-Governor of Alberta, historian, lecturer, and an author of nearly fifty books. This unique website will provide visitors with an in-depth summary of Grant MacEwan's life and an analysis of some his most important literary works. In addition, over 25 Feature Articles written by Grant MacEwan appear throughout the website.

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Title: World War II: The Homefront in Alberta

URL: http://www.albertasource.ca/homefront/

Description: The Homefront in Alberta Website uses words, photographs, video, and audio to tell this compelling story as it took place in communities across the province of Alberta. It is a testament to the lives of those left behind to cope, struggle, triumph, and grieve as the events of a tortured world forever changed the reality of home life and community.

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Title: Methodist Missionaries In Alberta

URL: http://www.albertasource.ca/methodist/

Description: Find out about Methodism in Canada as an aspect of the settlement of the Canadian West. The missionaries came to spread the faith but also became tools for government policy in relation to Aboriginal People. This legacy, good and bad, is explored.

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Title: The Métis in Alberta - Les Métis en Alberta

URL: http://www.albertasource.ca/metis/

Description: Explore the rich history of the first Francophone community in Alberta through The Métis in Alberta, a fully bilingual website showcasing the origins, the people, and the culture of the Métis who have helped shaped this province into what it is today.

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Subject:   History Local History Communities Social History

Title: Heritage of the Mighty Peace

URL: http://www.albertasource.ca/mighty/

Description: Did you know that the Peace River region has a rich cultural heritage that dates back 11,500 years? This website will guide you through the diverse history of this area by presenting the stories of the earliest inhabitants who helped shape it - including the First Peoples, fur traders, the Métis, and missionaries - to the creation of settlements and industry, such as the establishment of the Peace River community and the building of the Alaska Highway.

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Title: Nature's Law

URL: http://www.albertasource.ca/natureslaws/

Description: Experience the culture and traditions of the First Nation People with Nature's Laws - a website describing aboriginal views on the governance of life.

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Title: For the Life of the World: The Missionary Oblates

URL: http://www.albertasource.ca/oblate/

Description: This site explores the 19th century French missionary order that still serves in First Nations' communities in Western and Northern Canada. Through three small virtual exhibits find out about the vocation of these early missionaries.

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Subject:   History Local History Communities Social History

Title: Oblates in the West: The Alberta Story

URL: http://www.albertasource.ca/oblatesinthewest/eng/

Description: Information about the role and impact of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate in Western Canada is important not only for a better understanding of Canada's colonial past but also of the present. Discover 100 years of Oblate history and the Order's impact on Aboriginal and Métis Peoples as well as Francophone communities on the Oblates in West Website.

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Subject:   History Local History Communities Social History

Title: Canada's Petroleum Heritage

URL: http://www.albertasource.ca/petroleum/

Description: Alberta's vast reservoirs of oil and natural gas resources have radically transformed Alberta from a primarily agrarian economy to a vibrant industrial centre. Canada's Petroleum History explores the extraordinary growth of the oil industry in Alberta and across Canada through the stories of the companies and pioneers who built it.

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Title: Alberta Place Names

URL: http://www.albertasource.ca/placenames/

Description: The Land, the People and Their Stories is a state-of-the-art multimedia website that explores the history of naming in Alberta as well as providing a range of information about names of communities, geographical features and special areas. The study of place names is called toponymy; thus, the Place Names of Alberta Website is a toponymic resource that helps to preserve Alberta's cultural heritage.

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Subject:   History Local History Communities Social History

Title: Alberta's Real Estate Heritage

URL: http://www.albertasource.ca/realestate/

Description: A website about Alberta's Real Estate Heritage chronicling the social, political, demographic and architectural heritage of Alberta's cities, towns and rural communities in relation to the real estate industry, and describing the present state of the industry.

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Title: Spirit of the Peace Museums: Online Catalogue

URL: http://www.albertasource.ca/spiritofthepeace/

Description: This online digital catalogue provides access to selected artifacts, archival images and records drawn from the collections of 26 museums in northern Alberta (the Spirit of the Peace Museums Network). Images relate to Aboriginal and settlement history and include natural history specimens.

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Title: Treaty 6: Past and Present

URL: http://www.albertasource.ca/treaty6/

Description: This website explores the making of Treaty 6 through text, historic photographs, audio, video and contextual information, as well as exploring the culture and lifeways of First Nations people.

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Subject:   History Local History Communities Social History

Title: Treaty 7: Past and Present

URL: http://www.albertasource.ca/treaty7/

Description: This website explores the making of Treaty 7 through text, historic photographs, audio, video and contextual information, as well as exploring the culture and lifeways of First Nations people.

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Subject:   History Local History Communities Social History

Title: Treaty 8: The Making of Treaty 8 in Canada's Northwest

URL: http://www.albertasource.ca/treaty8/default.htm

Description: This virtual exhibit explores the making of Treaty 8 through text, historic photographs, audio, video and contextual information, as well as exploring the culture and lifeways of First Nations people.

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Subject:   History Local History Communities Social History

Title: Traditional Use Studies: Aboriginal Traditions and Knowledge

URL: http://www.albertasource.ca/tus/

Description: The Traditional Use Studies Website explores the history and methodologies for undertaking studies of land use by Aboriginal Peoples. This work involves gathering of information from Elders and other knowledge keepers and creating maps and other documents that make this knowledge accessible. Findings are valuable for a range of purposes from rights protection for Aboriginal Peoples (who conduct the studies), to governments desiring to regulate land use and environmental protection, and industry wishing to exploit resources. Examples are drawn from Alberta, Canada and internationally.

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Title: When Coal Was King

URL: http://www.coalking.ca/

Description: This site is the first phase of a multi-phase project that will result in a national website that explores coal mining-past, present and future. Text, images, audio and video are used to tell a compelling story. The website is a part of the Year of the Coal Miner project, a major education and awareness campaign involving Alberta and British Columbia partners.

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Subject:   History Local History Communities Social History

Title: Creative Edmonton

URL: http://www.creativeedmonton.ca/

Description: The Creative Edmonton website is a product of Edmonton Canada's Cultural Capital 2007 and showcases the range of arts, heritage and cultural activity in Alberta's Capital City. At the heart of the site is the Edmonton Cultural Inventory undertaken by the Heritage Community Foundation. This includes discussion papers, individual and organizational survey results, and an organizational database of over 500 non-profit and for-profit cultural organizations.

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Subject:   History Communities Social History Local History

Title: Doors Open Alberta

URL: http://www.doorsopenalberta.com/

Description: This site promotes Doors Open Alberta-an annual special event that showcases the architectural heritage of Alberta. Visit the site to find out about our architectural history and different kinds of buildings from modest to extravagant.

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Subject:   Local History Communities Social History

Title: Alberta, Naturally! - Edukit

URL: http://www.edukits.ca/abnaturally/index.htm

Description: By exploring the diverse ecosystems and natural wonders of Alberta, students also participate in a global journey of discovery. Students gain an understanding of the climate, landscape and species of the province in the Alberta Naturally Edukit, which draws on the extensive resources of the Alberta Naturally website.

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Title: Aboriginal Youth Identity Series: First Nations Contributions - Edukit

URL: http://www.edukits.ca/aboriginal/contributions/

Description: The achievements and significant contributions of Aboriginal Peoples have changed the societal landscape throughout Alberta and Canada in many ways. The spirit of the Aboriginal Contributions Edukit is to introduce students to the many contributions of First Nations people in areas such as the Arts, Music, Theatre, Science and Technology, Sports and Recreation as well as Politics. Awareness of the extent of Aboriginal contributions empowers young people and encourages their social development.

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Title: Aboriginal Youth Identity Series: Culture and its Meaning - Edukit

URL: http://www.edukits.ca/aboriginal/culture/index.htm

Description: Aboriginal Peoples in Alberta and across Canada possess a rich history and heritage. Understanding Aboriginal identity as it relates to culture is important for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples alike. Through the Aboriginal Culture and Its Meaning Edukit, students explore how Aboriginal People used and continue to use traditions, symbols, practices, events and objects to express their identity. Active participation by students in diverse activities promotes learning and ultimately contributes to their overall understanding of Aboriginal People and communities in Alberta.

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Title: Aboriginal Youth Identity Series: Health and Wellness - Edukit

URL: http://www.edukits.ca/aboriginal/health/

Description: The Elementary section of the Health and Wellness Edukit provides focus upon traditional Aboriginal medical knowledge, which came from detailed knowledge of the world around them. The Secondary section gives an overview of the residential schools imposed as a tool for cultural manipulation. Two additional topics are the processes and activities to support social, cultural, and emotional health in traditional First Nations and the emergent Métis nation. Included are resource selections, biographies, glossary, timelines, visual resources, and activities. The Teacher Zone provides background material and possible instructional activities linked to the current Alberta Social Studies Program.

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Title: Aboriginal Youth Identity Series: Language and Culture - Edukit

URL: http://www.edukits.ca/aboriginal/language/

Description: Today, many Aboriginal children do not communicate in their first languages. In some communities, it is only the Elders who speak the language. Recognizing the critical importance of Aboriginal Languages, the Aboriginal Language and Culture Edukit emphasizes the importance of language to culture and traditional education.

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Title: Aboriginal Youth Identity Series: Leadership - Edukit

URL: http://www.edukits.ca/aboriginal/leadership/

Description: The Elementary section of the Leadership Edukit provides focus upon the groups and confederacies in traditional First Nations groups throughout Canada. Here are resources to help understand the way conflicts were resolved and how leaders are role models for their culture. The Secondary section gives an overview of the development of accommodation with the government of Canada and how the traditional groups dealt with conflict. It introduces contemporary First Nations and Métis leaders and organizations. Included are resource selections, biographies, glossary, timelines, visual resources, and activities. The Teacher Zone provides background material and possible instructional activities linked to the current Alberta Social Studies Program.

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Title: Aboriginal Youth Identity Series: Aboriginal Math - Edukit

URL: http://www.edukits.ca/aboriginal/math/

Description: Pe'yak, n'iso, nisto: this is Cree for one, two, three, and in this engaging Aboriginal-themed Edukit, students will learn about the significance of math in Native cultures. Topics covered include examining how mathematical concepts play a role in the construction of tipis, the creation of geometrical quill-work or beadwork designs, as well as the science of dendrology. This Math Edukit features colorful graphics, a photo gallery, a glossary, games, and math- related activities for students.

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Title: Aboriginal Youth Identity Series: Origin and Settlement - Edukit

URL: http://www.edukits.ca/aboriginal/origin/

Description: Explore Aboriginal origin and settlement patterns across Canada with a focus on Alberta. Stories of Aboriginal origin and settlement are central themes and provide students with a wealth of text, images, audio (including oral histories) and video resources. An examination of specific Aboriginal communities - including the Cree, Dene, Beaver, Métis and Blackfoot - traces the evolution of Aboriginal Peoples from nomadic tribes to dynamic communities settled across the province.

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Title: Aboriginal Youth Identity Series: Physical Education - Edukit

URL: http://www.edukits.ca/aboriginal/physical/

Description: What is the similarity between Rene Bourque, Theoren Fleury, and Ted Nolan? Not only are they accomplished National Hockey League players, but they also have Aboriginal heritage. From contemporary sports such as hockey, lacrosse, and track and field to traditional activities like powwows, the hoop game, or longball, physical education is an integral element of Aboriginal culture. In this exciting Edukit, students will discover various kinds of Aboriginal games and sports, familiarize themselves with successful Canadian Aboriginal athletes throughout history, and play educational games including crossword puzzles and word-searches.

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Title: Aboriginal Youth Identity Series: Aboriginal Science - Edukit

URL: http://www.edukits.ca/aboriginal/science/index.htm

Description: This Edukit introduces students to the traditional Aboriginal practices that are rooted in science. Students will learn how Aboriginal Peoples dyed their clothing using natural substances, such as bark or berries, and what kind of scientific thought and natural materials were used to engineer a canoe. The text is complemented by historical photographs of natural vegetation and tools used by First Nations and Métis, and it also illustrates the various Native canoe designs. Students are invited to play the educational cross words puzzles and test their knowledge with the quizzes; other activities include crafting their own canoes and dying pieces of fabric.

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Title: Aboriginal Youth Identity Series: Spirituality and Creation - Edukit

URL: http://www.edukits.ca/aboriginal/spirituality/

Description: The Cree, Dene, Beaver and Blackfoot peoples of Treaty areas 6, 7, and 8 share many values and traditions. However, each has a unique view of creation and spirituality. Aboriginal values and beliefs are resilient, and spirituality is central to the continuing growth and survival of Aboriginal communities. The sacred underpins all aspects of life. The Aboriginal Spirituality and Creation Edukit recognizes Aboriginal creation stories, teaches students to respect Aboriginal spirituality in all that it encompasses.

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Title: Aboriginal Youth Identity Series: Sport and Recreation - Edukit

URL: http://www.edukits.ca/aboriginal/sports/

Description: The Elementary section of the Sport and Recreation Edukit provides focus upon the heritage of Aboriginal cultural and social activities. It introduces contemporary Aboriginal athletes and games. The Secondary section provides resources about traditional gatherings of First Nation groups and their festivities. Included are resource selections, biographies,glossary, timelines, visual resources, and activities. The Teacher Zone provides background material and possible instructional activities linked to the current Alberta Social Studies Program.

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Title: Women of Aspenland: Images from Central Alberta - Edukit

URL: http://www.edukits.ca/aspenland/

Description: Pioneer homemakers, midwives and caregivers, farm women, career and business women-the women of Alberta's Aspenland region came from all walks of life. Their stories create a picture of Alberta's past in the Women of Aspenland Edukit.

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Title: People of the Boreal Forest: Carving Faces - Edukit

URL: http://www.edukits.ca/boreal/

Description: The People of the Boreal Forest Edukit developed by the Heritage Community Foundation. This Edukit is intended to provide a range of information and activities that highlight and promote an understanding of the People who live and work in the Boreal Forest region of Alberta. In the Teacher Zone, you will find Boreal Forest-specific lesson plans dealing with the Forest, its People, and its Traditions. The Student Zone contains photographs, audio and video samples, textual information, and various activities dealing with the topics above.

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Title: Alex Decoteau - Edukit

URL: http://www.edukits.ca/decoteau/

Description: A long-distance runner, World War I veteran, Canada's first Aboriginal police officer and an Olympic athlete, Alex Decoteau is a local hero of legendary proportions. The Alex Decoteau Edukit was created by the Heritage Community Foundation to support the Alex Decoteau Run, developed by the City Centre Education Project in Edmonton. The Project provides inner-city children, many of whom are Aboriginal, with access to a range of activities that are common in middle class schools.

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Subject:   History Local History Communities Social History

Title: West Balkan Canadians: Heritage Diversity - Edukit

URL: http://www.edukits.ca/diversity/balkans/

Description: The West Balkans Edukit provides and presents resources and activities which connect to the Senior Secondary Program of Studies issues of globalization and human rights. Content includes an overview of the history of the west Balkan nations and the human rights issues arising from the late 20th century civil wars and conflicts.

Captured  on Dec 08, 2010

Subject:   History Local History Communities Social History

Title: Black Canadians: Heritage Diversity - Edukit

URL: http://www.edukits.ca/diversity/black/

Description: The Black Heritage Edukit presents some of the traditions and culture of Black Canadians who settled in the province of Alberta. The settlement communities of Amber Valley, Wildwood, and Bretton are looked at specifically, as are the Black settlers from Oklahoma who made the journey to Alberta. Topics for the instructional plans include human rights, colonialism, geography, and culture and traditions, and the website has everything from quizzes to photogaphs.

Captured  on Dec 08, 2010

Subject:   History Local History Communities Social History

Title: Latino Canadians: Heritage Diversity - Edukit

URL: http://www.edukits.ca/diversity/latino/

Description: The resources in this Edukit will help you to understand the environment, how people live in that environment and how the history and culture of the people shows what is important to them.

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Subject:   History Local History Communities Social History

Title: Middle Eastern Canadians, Palestine and Israel: Heritage Diversity - Edukit

URL: http://www.edukits.ca/diversity/middle_east/

Description: Identity, "nation," and "nationalism" are ever-evolving concepts that hold disparate meanings for different people. At the heart of these varied understandings lay diverse historical, geographic, political, economic, and social factors. By exploring past histories and current challenges through a variety of interactive games, text, images, audio and video resources, students at the senior secondary level are invited to learn about concepts that have shaped times of peace and conflict in the Middle East.

Captured  on Dec 08, 2010

Subject:   History Communities Social History Local History

Title: Rwandan Canadians: Heritage Diversity - Edukit

URL: http://www.edukits.ca/diversity/rwanda/index.htm

Description: Explore the Rwanda Edukit ( Phase 1 Elementary) part of the Heritage Diversity Edukit Series. Did you know that Rwanda has volcanic mountains? Or that three main groups of peoples have formed the Rwandan nation?

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Subject:   History Communities Social History Local History

Title: Doors Open Alberta - Edukit

URL: http://www.edukits.ca/doorsopen/

Description: In Alberta, we live and work in all sorts of buildings, from houses to skyscrapers, but how do all these buildings get built? The Doors Open Alberta Edukit is your multimedia gateway to discovering how buildings get designed and constructed, and to the history of Alberta's architectural heritage.

Captured  on Dec 08, 2010

Subject:   History Communities Social History Local History

Title: Edmonton: My Community - Edukit

URL: http://www.edukits.ca/edmonton/

Description: Drawing on an initial selection of 50 photographs from the City of Edmonton Archives Online Catalogue, the Edmonton: My Community Edukit is an image rich learning resource of Edmonton's past. Students, teachers and parents can access slideshows, games, media files and activities that uncover the origins of Alberta's capital city. Developed by the Heritage Community Foundation, in partnership with the Social Studies Consultants and the Edmonton Public School Board, this Edukit complements the specific classroom needs of the Social Studies Consultants.

Captured  on Dec 08, 2010

Subject:   History Local History Communities Social History

Title: Famous 5 - Edukit

URL: http://www.edukits.ca/famous/

Description: Together, they are known as the Famous 5-the women who struggled to have women declared "persons" so they could be appointed to the Canadian Senate. Individually, each was a prominent women's leader in her own right. In partnership with the Famous 5 Foundation, the Heritage Community Foundation developed the Famous 5 website and Edukit.

Captured  on Dec 08, 2010

Subject:   History Communities Social History Local History

Title: Alberta's Francophone Heritage - Edukit

URL: http://www.edukits.ca/francophone/en/

Description: The Francophone culture continues to thrive in communities across Alberta, and this Edukit explores the history of Francophones across the prairie province. Students are invited to learn more about the French-speaking community through a number of interactive and educational features, which include a crossword puzzle, quiz, and word search. The Student Zone also features pictures, descriptive text, and a glossary to aid in learning.

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Subject:   History Local History Communities Social History

Title: Welcome to Edukits.ca: Your Gateway to Classroom and Online Learning

URL: http://www.edukits.ca/index2.htm

Description: This site is a public learning portal that showcases Edukits developed by the Heritage Community Foundation drawing on its educational websites found at www.albertasource.ca. Edukits are a dynamic assemblage of educational resources including lesson plans, activities, games and interactive content to capture students' imaginations and promote hands-on learning.

Captured  on Dec 08, 2010

Subject:   History Local History Communities Social History

Title: Alberta's Inventors and Inventions - Edukit

URL: http://www.edukits.ca/inventors/

Description: The Alberta Inventors and Inventions Edukit is a customized educational website that draws on the resources of the Alberta Inventors and Inventions website for the benefit of teachers, students and home learners. The site supports student learning relating to Albertan inventors, the development of their inventions, and their subsequent use as well as showcasing research establishments. It showcases over a century of innovation and explores the inventive spirit of Albertans by demonstrating how Alberta inventions impact our lives on a daily basis.

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Subject:   History Local History Communities Social History

Title: Understanding Canadian Diversity - Edukit

URL: http://www.edukits.ca/multiculturalism/

Description: Welcome to the Understanding Canadian Diversity Edukit. This bilingual Edukit addresses the root causes of prejudice by exploring the themes of Immigration History, Rights and Responsibilities, Diversity and Multiculturalism, and Human Rights. The intention is to provide a range of information including audio and video, scenarios, and activities that show diversity in action and promote an understanding of multiple perspectives. This Edukit contains Lesson Plans for Social Studies Grade 4, 7, 9, and 10.

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Subject:   History Local History Communities Social History

Title: Alberta's Petroleum Heritage - Edukit

URL: http://www.edukits.ca/petroleum/index.htm

Description: Earth scientists in the petroleum industry have long studied the rocks buried thousands of metres below the surface. Now students can explore the industry through a dynamic resource that encourages and engages classrooms studying Alberta's petroleum heritage.

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Subject:   History Local History Communities Social History

Title: The Heritage Community Foundation

URL: http://www.heritagecommunityfdn.org/

Description: Website of the Heritage Community Foundation.

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Subject:   History Local History Communities Social History

Title: Northlands Park: Memories Worth Keeping

URL: http://www.northlandsmemories.com/

Description: This website explores the long and rich heritage of Northlands Park-a community organization-over 125 years. Northlands is seen as key to the development of not only the City of Edmonton but also the region. Explore the agricultural roots; rodeo; horse racing; arts and cultural events; trade shows and other economic development activities from past to present.

Captured  on Dec 08, 2010

Subject:   History Local History Communities Social History

Title: Edmonton Oilers

URL: http://www.oilersheritage.com/

Description: This website coincides with the Edmonton Oilers' 25th Anniversary Celebration marking their arrival in the National Hockey League (NHL) in the 1979-80 season. The site commemorates the rich history and contributions of the Oilers to professional hockey and includes player profiles, memorabilia, video and a photo database.

Captured  on Dec 08, 2010

Subject:   History Local History Communities Social History

Title: University of Alberta Centennial

URL: http://www.ualbertacentennial.ca/

Description: The University of Alberta has much to celebrate after a century of academic excellence and achievement. The University of Alberta Centenary Web Site Project is an online celebration of the University of Alberta and its unique place in Alberta's history. It is a retrospective of the rich history and heritage of the University; a look at university life, culture, and tradition, at what has changed, and at what has remained the same. It is a testament to Albertan ingenuity and innovation; to university research, development, and the discovery of knowledge. It is a multimedia journey through one hundred years of documentation, photographs, video and audio clips, interactive timelines, and memories recounting the story of how the University of Alberta has enriched and changed the world.

Captured 2 times between Dec 08, 2010 and Dec 14, 2010

Subject:   History Local History Communities Social History

Title: Youth Source: Youth's Heritage Learning Source

URL: http://www.youthsource.ab.ca/default.htm

Description: This site showcases projects undertaken by Alberta children and youth that explore community history, landscapes and environments. It provides a resource for teachers desiring to explore the historical, natural, cultural, scientific and technological heritage through experiential learning using web resources.

Captured  on Dec 08, 2010

Subject:   History Local History Communities Social History

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