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A view of Charlottetown, the capital of Prince Edward Island, 1778.
Squadron A British squadron on Lake Champlain, later 18th century.
Expulsion The expulsion of the Acadians, at Grand Pré, near Windsor on the Bay of
Fundy, when hundreds of Acadians were driven from their houses and into waiting ships to
carry them south, in the 1760s.
Salle at the Humber Robert Cavalier de La Salle, French fur-trade explorer, at the
mouth of the Humber River, future site of Toronto, Ontario, 1681. By G.A. Reid
Trader Race Rival fur traders racing to an Indian camp.
Dance An Athapascan Subarctic people of the Yukon and Lower Mackenzie Valleys,
Kutchin Indians are dancing the Kutcha-Kutchi, 1851. By Alexander Hunter Murray
River Settlers Settlers at Red River, early 1820s, in a sketch by Peter
Rindisbacher showing a Swiss immigrant wife, husband and two children, a German, a Scots
Highlander, and a French Canadian.
Winnipeg A cold night camp on the inhospitable shores of Lake Winnipeg, October,
1821. Watercolour by Peter Rindisbacher (1806-1834), who arrived at the Red River Colony
in 1821 and made one of the earliest pictorial records of the West.
in Kayak A Labrador Eskimo in a sealskin kayak, c. 1821. Watercolour by Peter
|de Rinzy, John Henry|
Frontenac In 1673 Governor Comte de Frontenac went to Cataraqui to establish a
inland base at the foot of Lake Ontario, where future Kingston would grow. Watercolour by
John Henry de Rinzy (1852- 1936).
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