Teacher Resource Guide
Early Colonial Canada through the art of Louis Nicolas
Louis Nicolas (1634–post-1700) produced treasured documents in the history of early colonial Canada, including his most significant work, the Codex Canadensis. This guide explores the production of knowledge in early colonial Canada through his work, encouraging students to think critically about colonization, the writing of history, and the importance of multiple historical perspectives in mapping Canada’s early history.
- Critical cartography: understanding early colonial maps
- What’s in a name? understanding and reconfiguring the “New World”
- Remixing the Codex Canadensis: Canada today
Geography, History, and more