Settlement

Stirling Agricultural Village, Alberta - Morman Settlement Pattern Kitwanga Fort, British Columbia - Tsimshian Village Canada's culture has been shaped by the diversity of its settlers.
This sub-theme
considers their
impact on Canada's landscape. Sites such as Kitwanga Fort, a Tsimshian village in British Columbia, Stirling Agricultural Village in Alberta, a distinctive Mormon dryland farming settlement pattern, and L'Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland, the only authenticated Viking settlement in North America, illustrate the great variety in Canadian settlement and settlers.

L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland - Only Authenticated Viking Settlement in North America
L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland
Only Authenticated Viking Settlement in North America


People and the Natural Environment

Preservation of the Plain Bison - Distributed Throughout National Parks The relationship between human activity and the natural environment is recognized through the commemoration of places such as Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario, Canada's first provincial park, and Grizzly Bear Mountain and Scented Grass Hills in the Northwest Territories, a landscape associated with the history, culture and traditions of the Sahtu Dene; people such as writer, conservationist and lecturer Archibald Belaney (Grey Owl); and events such as the Preservation of the Plains Bison, which celebrates the purchase of bison and their distribution throughout the Canadian national parks in Western Canada. Grizzly Bear Mountain and Scented Grass Hills, Northwest Territories - Birch Bark Canoe Remains, Interrelationship Between Landscape, Oral Histories, Graves and Cultural Resources.
Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario - Canada's First Provincial Park (1893)
Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario
Canada's First Provincial Park (1893)
Archibald Belaney(Grey Owl) - Writer and Conservationist
Archibald Belaney(Grey Owl)
Writer and Conservationist

National Historic Sites Of Canada System Plan

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