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History on Trial. Louis Riel

History on Trial brings to life the trial of Louis Riel. The presentation focuses on Riel's life from the 1869 Red River uprising through to the North-west Rebellion in 1885. The case is presented by the prosecution and the defense. Each side presents its opening statements, evidence and closing...

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100th Anniversary of the Saskatchewan Legislative Building

This video outlines Saskatchewan's political history and how the legislature came to be built in Regina. Historical photographs, documents and interviews with politicians and historians enrich this documentary and shed light on what the legislative building represents in Saskatchewan's history an...

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The Basketball Game

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Remembrance Day

The First World War came to be known as the "War to End All Wars." Airplanes joined mounted cavalry to defend the same front line. The war ended on November 11, 1918. Remembrance Day is set aside to honour soldiers, who sacrificed their lives, in the past, present and the future. This teacher's g...

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Alive in Your Memory

In this episode, students learn how the war between the Northwest and Hudson's Bay companies effected the Métis people. Adèle Comtois is the narrator in this video. Experiencing the death of her cousin, Adèle starts to record images of the declining fur trade.

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The Other Side of the World

In this episode, nineteen-year-old François signs his first voyageur contract with the North West Company. Through François' eyes, students will experience the voyageur lifestyle, trading goods, travelling extensively throughout the continent and at times, not returning to their home villages.

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The Great Soul Rush. Episode 44

Series: Looking Back
Anglican and Catholic missionaries rush to convert Aboriginal peoples in northern Saskatchewan to their particular brand of Christianity.

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Sitting Bull's Mountie. Episode 43

Series: Looking Back
The famed Sioux Chief seeks refuge in Canada and is befriended by the Mountie assigned to watch over him.

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The Regina Riot. Episode 42

Series: Looking Back
This is an eyewitness account of the 1935 On-to-Ottawa trek and the Riot that ended it.

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The Debden Miracle. Episode 41

Series: Looking Back
Every single soldier from Debden who left to fights in World War II returns safely after the parish priest makes a deal with God.

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The French Counts of Whitewood. Episode 40

Series: Looking Back
French aristocrats flock to Whitewood and try to recreate their extravagant lifestyles, but their farms and businesses fail miserably.

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The Welwyn Massacre. Episode 39

Series: Looking Back
One of the "home children" who comes over from England commits a brutal crime of passion in a small Saskatchewan hamlet in 1910. (Content caution)

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The Accidental MLA. Episode 38

Series: Looking Back
Saskatchewan's first female MLA is elected to replace her late husband in the legislature and ends up doing nothing to promote the women's movement.

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The White Man Governs. Episode 37

Series: Looking Back
The Federal Government executes eight Indians in Canada's largest mass hanging in order to teach Indian people a lesson.

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The Missing Recipe. Episode 36

Series: Looking Back
People in Saskatchewan do not know what to do with the salt cod that the Maritimes sent as relief supplies during the Depression.