Canadian history from an Innu perspective. Long before Jacques Cartier’s official “discovery”, the territory was visited by Inuit, Vikings, Bretons, Basques, Normands and possibly even Chinese.
7:55 min - Many visitors passed through the port of Brest on the Basse-Côte-Nord.
3:20 min - This was the period of the seigneuries and the “Canaïens”.
3:45 min - This was the period of the Hudson’s Bay Company and the beginning of the country’s era of commerce.
The Indian Act of 1814
1:58 min - 1814 marks the darkest period in Innu history. With no more need for the Indians, the government decided to assimilate ...
2:16 min - “The missionaries came here and started baptizing us and changing our names.” Evelyne St-Onge, Mani-utenam Innu
The Indian Act Of 1876
6:05 min - The Indian Act of 1876 amended and consolidated previous laws concerning Aboriginals. This law, based on assimilation, is still in ...
2:34 min - Indians were passed from one jurisdiction to another over the years. For more than 50 years, they came under the ...
2:11 min - Today Parcs Canada occupies and manages the Mingan Archipelago, and Innu gatherings no longer take place on the islands in ...