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The Cordillera Region includes these provinces and territories: (click all that are correct)
The word cordillera means:
a beachy area
a chain of mountains
First Nations of the beach
plains and meadows
Which of the following describes the relationship the First Nations had with the coast.
The First Nations owned farmland close to the coast.
The First Nations living near the coast relied on bison for their every need.
The First Nations living on the coast relied on the ocean for food and as a way to travel.
The First Nations crossed the Rocky Mountains every summer to get food.
This is a feast that was held by the First Nations of North America's West Coast:
This European built forts like Fort George. He travelled west down a river that would later be named for him:
What role did the Chinese play in Canada's history?
They helped build the railway.
They were famous for fishing.
They develope hydroelectric factories in the area.
They built internment camps for the Japanese.
What was the problem with the Chinese building the railway? (There are 2 answers.)
It was dangerous work that resulted in injuries and even deaths.
They were paid very little for what they did.
They were told they had to go back to China as soon as they arrived in Canada.
They couldn't come to Canada to help build the CPR because there were no direct ships to Canada.
What is a challenge with fishing in the Cordillera region?
The fish doesn't taste very good.
There aren't enough people fishing today.
Fishing provides thousands of jobs to people in the region.
The number of some types of fish is decreasing.
What is a challenge with hydroelectricity in the region?
There were fewer salmon because the water was sent through a tunnel in the mountains.
It doesn't make any money.
It doesn't provide any jobs for people in the region.
It results in wildfires.
What is a challenge with the forests in the region?
Logging does not provide any jobs for people.
There are many wildfires in the region.
Logging does not make any money.
Nobody wants to work in logging today.
What is a challenge with mining?
The resources that are mined for are not renewable.
The resources that are mined are renewable.
It results in more wildfires.
Mining does not provide jobs for people in the region.
What kind of land/water would you NOT see in this region?
What animals might you find in this region? (Pick 2)
True or false: Calgary is part of the Cordillera region.
True or false: Calgary is east of the Cordillera region.