1. The Land and the People of BC

The first unit of BCFNS 12 explores traditional BC First Nations’ relationship with the land, as well as providing an overview of the different regions and peoples of BC.

Take a look at the map below for an overview of the different First Nations in BC.

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Oral history is central to First Nations culture. Here are two fascinating examples of First Nations oral histories being supported by modern science.

Heiltsuk Archeological Dig: First Nations in BC 14,000 Years Ago

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Earthquakes in First Nations Oral History

Check out these two videos that explore the relationship between Indigenous peoples and the land.