Journey of Knowledge - Part 1

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Introduction and History

The Wyandot lived here before the arrival of the Europeans, in addition to the Anishinaabek and Haundenosaunee. How large is the population of the Indigenous people at present? Has it increased or decreased?

Introduction to History - Recommended Resources:

This Journey of Knowledge is provided to help you discover material gathered in the Indigenous History and Culture online exhibit curated by the Craigleith Heritage Depot and The Blue Mountains Public Library. Please follow links and locations shared to resources in the Indigenous History and Culture online exhibit. There, you may discover other fascinating material as well!

Discover resources connected to the population, dispersal, and history of Indigenous peoples in the Town of The Blue Mountains, Ontario, Canada.

Find the Journey of Knowledge collection in the Indigenous History and Culture exhibit.

The First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples of Canada are recognized as the traditional stewards of the land. The municipality of The Town of The Blue Mountains is located within the boundary of Treaty 18 region of 1818 which is the traditional land of the Anishnaabek, Haudenosaunee and Wendat-Wyandot-Wyandotte peoples.

For more information, please contact the Craigleith Heritage Depot; a museum, archives, and branch of the Blue Mountains Public Library located in the Town of The Blue Mountains, Ontario, Canada.