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sept 16

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University of Toronto St. George
Mc Kim/ Penfold

HIS 263 Sept.16 We have lived here since the world began Versions of Canadian history o 100 years ago sense of pride English and few French speaking Canadians o Cultural constitutional link of the british empire o Progress and advancement Science and technology Economy Justice and law o Canada and injustice o Took for granted british most advance in Europe western o Writings and lectures of Canadians notion indigenous was not progressive o Outside of time and history o Dynamic complex o Contrast indigious is primitive timeless unchanging aboriginal o Eurocentric Challenging America as whole unchanging opposite is true o Complex o Considerable change over time Major themes o The lay of the land Population original settlement, impact of disease o Population C 1500 americaqs as a whole 100 m Northern north America 500k to 2m o Original settlement o beringia, Bering strait o Most in pacific coast Disease Measles smallpox Early 20 century 500 years 95 percent wiped out Wilderness untamed environment Wrong conclude that no one been there Absence was caused by diseases o Diversity stories where people come from like the bible o Southern believed western notion of heaven Great village of the sky a tree were all good virtues come from One day powerful women figure out beneath the tree Dug down came upon a void open space Fell into the void landing a pile of dirt lay on the back of a turtle Dirt the world and north America Common was people originated in north America Ignima beginning of time in north America Sense of meaning and purpose communal coherence
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