Our lovely host Isaac M. will bring up some small talk and a current event (The Boston Marathon Bombings: Brothers arrested) like usual, and will then steer the show into the question of the day: “With the original treaties signed (between the Natives and Canada), what do both sides think they have “honoured” and what do they think the other side has failed at?”
Two of the guest experts and Isaac will give background information on the “Numbered Treaties”. As usual, if any information that Isaac believes the viewers would like to hear is missing, he will inquire and prod the experts for answers.
Isaac knows that something is unfair with the treaties so he drills the guests for answers. He believes that the treaties had miscommunications and were unfair to a degree so he questions the guests in hopes they will answer.
Any more pressing questions that were not answered in Act 2 are asked and answered.
A few of the experts give one last point on anything they think that needs to be said.
-Isaac, Angela, Sierra, and Duncan
A podcast presented to you by the lovely Yilin, Emily, Elle, and Sam.
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A brief summary goes as follows:
Introduction: The hosts (Elle & Emily) will introduce the individual topics that will be covered throughout the show by introducing different questions in which they will share the answers to later in the broadcast.
Act I: Sam will talk about the relationship and marriages with the Cree. Elle will then state the importance of the Cree. Yilin will voice an interview. Sam will conclude about why HBC banned cross cultural marriages, and how it went for them.
Act II: Yilin will give background information between the two companies (their rivalries etc…) Emily will explain the merging of the two companies.
Act III: Yilin will explain the causes for the downfall of the Fur Trade.
Today, people from around the world and in our country recognize Canada through many of her symbols and much of her history. These range from our Royal Canadian Mounted Police to our peacekeeping past, our unique cultures to our vast lands. But what role did these defining elements of Canada’s past do to advance our nation? Our country, since Confederation, has driven expansion into the Northwest from the East-this is where a new country would be shaped. Three hosts, Owen, Bronwyn, and Sean, explain what happened in the Canadian Northwest from the birth of a new country in the 1800s.
In our first Act, we discuss Canada from Confederation and Rupert’s Land. As well, we discuss the fur trade, the Metis, and the Hudson Bay Company.
In our second Act, we go into Canada’s wants and needs, settlers, Riel and the Red River Rebellion, the HBC monopoly and its fall, as well as the establishment of the North-West Mounted Police in addition to the Canadian militia
In our final act, we conclude with the Manitoba Act and the NorthWest Rebellion, Riel’s fate, and ask how it could have gone differently; also, we discuss questions that remain to be answered.