|Thursday 30 June 2005 - 10:04 gmt
||ALBERTA GEOGRAPHY BOOK 1
||Photos should show a balance of males and females; some cultural backgrounds specified—otherwise, diversity welcomed!
AB4.1.03 Page 7 Illustration of Pangaea (globe shaped)
AB4.1.04 Page 7 Illustration: Close-cropped early creature (e.g., with backbone, early land animal)
AB4.1.05 Page 7 Alberta fossils -- plant &/or animal remains (might be close-cropped, depending on photo)
AB4.1.08 Page 9 Joseph Tyrrell as a young man (e.g., See Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto) LH: We may substitute another photo of Tyrell? Must he be young?
AB4.1.09 Page 9 Close-cropped Albertosaurus skull
AB4.1.10 Page 12 Photo of Wendy Sloboda on a dig – near Drumheller LH: Can you suggest source?
AB4.1.11 Page 12 Photo of reconstructed dinosaur egg with embryo (See http://gsc.nrcan.gc.ca/paleochron/32_e.php)
AB4.1.14 Page 15 Photo of paleontologists equipment (small drills, jackhammers, brushes, etc.) LH: Must be in Drumheller??
AB4.1.15 Page 16 Photo of archeological dig site in Alberta (recent/current; something associated with Royal Tyrrell Museum would be great)
Chapter 2 - The Rocky Mountain Region
ALL photos in this chapter MUST come from the Rocky Mountain Region, unless otherwise noted. (See attached map)
AB4.2.01 Page 20 Photo of Rocky Mountains in Jasper, showing peaks in the summer
AB4.2.02 Page 20 Photo of Old Man Mountain (officially called Roche Bonhomme), showing resemblance of sleeping man (e.g., http://www.rmbooks.com/peakfinder/showpeakbyid.asp?mtnold=127)
AB4.2.03 Page 22 Photo of Mount Kidd
AB4.2.05 Page 23 Livingstone Quarry (may be called Livingstone Range), north of Turtle Mountain in Crowsnest Pass (pits where Aboriginal people once dug chert, 8000 years ago)
AB4.2.06 Page 23 Close crop of stone tools once used by Aboriginal people found in Rocky Mountains (e.g., Livingstone Quarry): hammers, hide-scrapers, net-sinkers for catching fish
AB4.2.08 Page 25 Photo of Mount Columbia (Alberta)
AB4.2.09 Page 25 Photo of bighorn sheep in a mountain valley
AB4.2.10 Page 25 Cypress Hills (see www.cypresshills.com)
AB4.2.11 Page 26 Photo of Maligne Canyon and waterfalls (heavy emphasis on the waterfall
AB4.2.13 Page 27 2 photos of Athabasca Glacier: one several years ago & one current (to show retreating/shrinking of the glacier)
AB4.2.14 Page 28 Photo of Jasper tramway on Whistlers—text mentions the surrounding mountains, Athabasca River & town of Jasper visible from Tram—aspects/part of these in photo, would be excellent
AB4.2.15 Page 28 Hikers on the trail leading from the upper tramway building, weather indicative of upper elevations (July, rain, wind, people dressed appropriately)
AB4.2.16 Page 29 Photo of subalpine vegetation –trees, grass (see http://collections.ic.gc.ca/abnature/mountains/subalpindveg.htm) DS: We’re explaining to the kids that plants get smaller the higher up you go, and some don’t grow higher up. Those that do are hardy & hug the rocks. We’re hoping these pictures will reflect this comparison.
AB4.2.17 Page 29 Photo of alpine vegetation (or lack thereof) (see http://collections.ic.gc.ca/abnautre/mountains/aplineveg.htm)
AB4.2.18 Page 29 Close-cropped sign in Jasper Park asking people to stay on the path—should be in both French and English
AB4.2.19 Page 29 Small photo or close-crop of fireweed or rose roots (in context of Aboriginal use of plants for medicines)
AB4.2.20 Page 29 Small photo/possible close-cropped, of jack or lodgepole pine
AB4.2.21 Page 30 Photo of Leitch Colliery: historic (or, in a pinch, present-day remains of the colliery: see www.coalking.ca/industry/mines/crowsnest_leitch.html, 2nd photo)
AB4.2.22 Page 30 Area in Crowsnest Pass (once Passburg) as it is today (residence(s) if possible)
AB4.2.23 Page 31 Photo of Frank Slide site today, showing evidence of slide: the slide path down the mountain & rubble at the bottom (unless a really good historic photo is available—I didn’t see one in my initial search)
AB4.2.24 Page 32 Painting of the discovery of the Cave & Basin (see http://www.ambassadair.com/vacations/dest%5Finfo/banff/--painting appears beside the heading “Cave and Basin National Historic Site” OR see it in The Mountain Guide to Banff, Jasper, Kootenay, etc. by National Parks of Canada 2003/4, p.13)
AB4.2.25 Page 33 Photo of sign (French & English) welcoming people to Banff National Park; Note: may be close-cropped
AB4.2.26 Page 33 Photo of present-day town of Banff, tourists evident (winter scene this time would be fine here or see p. 35 #1)
AB4.2.27 Page 34 Historic photo of Mary Schäffer on her horse (the woman who explored Jasper area in about 1908)
AB4.2.28 Page 34 Historic photo of Sampson Beaver & Leah Beaver & child (Schäffer’s Nakoda friends)
AB4.2.29 Page 34 Maligne Lake, Jasper Park
AB4.2.31 Page 35 Photo of town of Jasper (Note: Caption: Over half the people working in Jasper are in businesses related to tourism; Winter scene here instead of p. 33 #2)
AB4.2.32 Page 35 Photo of Jasper Information Centre—could be interior with clerk sharing information with visitor
AB4.2.33 Page 35 Photo of vacuum train, ideally shown cleaning spilled grain on tracks near Jasper
AB4.2.34 Page 36 Photo of grizzly in Rocky Mountain region DS: we’re trying to show the bear’s dependence on the natural environment (e.g., digging for roots, eating berries, fishing)
AB4.2.35 Page 37 Photo of someone using the special animal-proof trash containers (ideally in Jasper Park)
AB4.2.36 Page 37 Close-crop of speed limit sign posted in bear country
Chapter 3—The Foothills Region
ALL photos in this chapter MUST come from the Foothills Region, unless otherwise noted. (See attached map)
AB4.3.01 Page 40 Visual capture of pages from one of David Thompson’s actual journals (e.g., if bound, then open book; it not, then 2 pages, possible overlapping)
AB4.3.02 Page 42 Close-crop photo of road sign along David Thompson Highway that shows elevation of the area
AB4.3.03 Page 42 Photo: forested hills in the Foothills area (Note: In the caption, we would like to include the location and some descriptive detail)
AB4.3.04 Page 42 Photo: Rolling grasslands in the Foothills area (Note—as above comment)
AB4.3.05 Page 42 Photo: Broad river valley (Note—as above)
AB4.3.06 Page 43 Photo of the Brazeau Dam
AB4.3.07 Page 44 Photo of a Foothills region during rain shower – natural area (Note: The caption will read: In July, the foothills usually get more than 30 cm of rain.)
AB4.3.08 Page 44 Photo representing the aftereffects of a chinook (e.g., snow has melted & children are playing in puddles, cars spashing huge sprays on the the sidewalk)
AB4.3.09 Page 45 Photo of forested hillsides of upper foothills—coniferous trees (e.g., one or more of lodgepole pine, spruce, fir trees), with mountains in the distance
AB4.3.10 Page 45 Photo of trembling aspens, tembling away... Can we show that? :D
AB4.3.11 Page 45 3. Photography of grassy hillsides in the lower foothills, with cattle (to show cattle ranching in lower foothills
AB4.3.12 Page 46 Photo of a Foothills animal; Note: caption to focus on adaptations to environment (e.g., Red squirrel with acorn http://www.abheritage.ca/abnature/foothills/lowerwild.htm – Caption could be: Red squirrels feed on the tree seeds found in the cones of coniferous trees.)
AB4.3.13 Page 46 Photo of woodland caribou in foothills relating to this caption: Woodland caribou have special adaptations, such as long legs for walking in snow and curved hooves for pawing the snow to find food.
AB4.3.14 Page 47 Photo of trail riders in the foothill region (near Hinton would be great)
AB4.3.15 Page 47 Photo of a moose & calf at a lake in what could be the same area
AB4.3.17 Page 49 Photo of the Drayton Valley town sign next to 3 oil derricks & trees
AB4.3.18 Page 49 Photo of Goose Mountain Ecological Reserve (e.g., with hikers, natural vegetation; Note, caption to read: Near Swan Hills is the Goose Mountain Ecological Reserve where rare Alberta plants are protected. Hikers are invited to enjoy this natural area, but people are not allowed or drive cars or pick the plants.)
AB4.3.19 Page 50 Historic photo of Edson—related to coal mining
AB4.3.20 Page 50 Historic photo of ranchers in the foothills region (early 1800s)
AB4.3.21 Page 51 Photo of cattle in a coulee, Foothills region (Note: caption is getting at the protection the coulees provide to cattle) DS: This page is still being revised. There may be changes or additions.
AB4.3.22 Page 51 Photo of irrigation of some kind Foothills region. If at all possible, but not essential, in relation to river or stream (Note caption reads: Streams and rivers provide water for cattle and fields.) (See also page 71)
AB4.3.24 Page 52 Historic photo: Trappers in the area, early 1800s
AB4.3.25 Page 52 Historic photo: 1888, fur trading post
AB4.3.26 Page 52 Historic photo: Coal mining & miners between 1908 & 1925
AB4.3.27 Page 53 Historic photo: Hinton Coal Mine (~1931)
AB4.3.28 Page 53 Photo: 1956+, wood pulp mill between Hinton & Drinnan; loggers or pulp mill workers in action
AB4.3.29 Page 53 Photo: 1957 showing communities of Hinton & Drinnan, if possible (aerial?)
AB4.3.30 Page 53 Photo: Present-day pulp mill with communities of Hill & Valley on either side of the mill
AB4.3.31 Page 53 Photo: Present-day town of Hinton—something more picturesque; scenic shot
AB188.8.131.52 Page 54 DS: Many possibilities for this page regarding Aboriginal peoples’ use of nature to make the things they need; nature providing what is needed (e.g., berries, hunting animals, plants for medicines, trees for shelters & canoes; bows made from wood from chokecherry or birch tree, bowstring from sinews of deer or buffalo; fish hooks using thin bone of the front leg of a linx. Could be an available illustration OR a grouping of related items from above. If you wish to discuss, just let me know. Currently have about 1/4 page for this.
AB4.3.33 Page 55 Photo of Foothills Model Forest (see http://www.fmf.ca/)
AB4.3.34 Page 55 Photo of highway 40 signs through the Model Forest that explain how human activities can affect the forests
AB4.3.36 Page 56 Photo of a landfill site in Alberta—paper evident (somewhere in Alberta; community should not be evident, but if it is, must be in Foothhills region)
AB4.3.37 Page 56 Photo of paper recycling depot/station (somewhere in Alberta; community should not be evident, but if it is, must be in Foothhills region) OR collage/photo of paper products: paper towels, newspapers, magazines, cereal boxes, shoeboxes, paper wrappings on food products, computer printer paper, letters, junk mail, cardboard boxes, books, egg cartons
Chapter 4—The Grassland Region
ALL photos in this chapter MUST come from the Grassland Region, unless otherwise noted. (See attached map)
AB4.4.01 Page 60 Photo of the corn maze in Shaughnessy—Robinpick Berry Farm (semi-aerial would be great, with people in maze, better still!) Note: To be adapted to look like postcard
AB4.4.02 Page 60 Postcard of present-day Calgary (cityscape) Note: To be adapted to look like postcard with words Calgary, Alberta on it
AB4.4.03 Page 62 Photo of flat grassland area (could show car travelling down long stretch of road between flat grasslands) Note: To be adapted to look like postcard
AB4.4.04 Page 62 Photo of hilly areas (e.g., Milk River Ridge, Sweetgrass hills)
AB4.4.05 Page 63 Photo of Hoodoos in Drumheller Note: To be adapted to look like a postcard
AB4.4.06 Page 64 Photo of Grassland river valley with trees, birds, wildlife (e.g., Red, Milk, Oldman, Elbow)
AB4.4.07 Page 64 Photo of hydroelectric dam in Grassland region (Calgary, Bearspaw Power and Storage Development—dam and reservoir)
AB4.4.08 Page 65 Photo of canoe trip on the Milk River (If people in photo could be Amy/grade 4 girl & her mom + guide, great!) Note: to be formatted as a postcoard (possible sources?: http://www.adventures.ca/gasnet/1354-5.htm http://www.techworld.ca/lifestyle/milkrv99/milkrv99.htmhttp://www.techworld.ca/lifestyle/milkrv99/milk99w.htm
AB4.4.09 Page 66 Photo of winter in the Grassland region (natural area)
AB4.4.10 Page 66 Photo of summer in the Grassland region (natural area) Note: Students will be asked to find clues to the arid climate in the photo
AB4.4.11 Page 67 Photo of Charles Hatfield and his rainmaking equipment, Medicine Hat 1920s
AB4.4.12 Page 67 Southern Alberta (Medicine Hat area) showing drought of the 1920s
AB4.4.13 Page 68 Photo showing home water use (e.g., laundry, washing car, watering lawn, dishes, washing pet—with child age 10 (boy) would be great
AB4.4.14 Page 70 Photo of Grassland region farmer with canola crop (someone who could be the Mr. Reeve Mei-Ling speaks of in her story. In fact, Mr. & Mrs. Reeve would be great)
AB4.4.15 Page 70 Photo of sugar beet crop, Grassland region Alberta
AB4.4.16 Page 70 Photo of farm in Grassland region, trees (planted) lining driveway – to show how farmers create wind breaks
AB4.4.17 Page 71 Photo of irrigation system in Grassland region— another variation/view (see p. 51)—for watering crops, livestock
AB4.4.18 Page 71 Photo oil well(s)
AB4.4.19 Page 71 Photo of oil & gas pipelines See http://www.albertapcf.ab.ca/../expert_series/expert_series_energy.htm Note: Page is being revised. May only be room for 2 OR 3.
AB4.4.20 Page 71 Photo of Pincher Creek wind turbines
AB4.4.21 Page 72 Photo of Grassland area with rough fescue grass
AB4.4.22 Page 72 Close-crop of Alberta’s fescue grass emblem See http://www.gov.ab.ca/home/Index.cfm?Page=9
AB4.4.23 Page 72 Photo of tilled soil/field in Grassland region
AB4.4.24 Page 73 Photo of pronghorn antelopes (could be grazing in Grassland area)
AB4.4.25 Page 73 Photo of Golden Eagle, Ferruginous Hawk, or Prairie Falcon in nest in rock outcrop, Grasslands
AB184.108.40.206 page 73 Burrowing owl or Swift Fox http://www3.gov.ab.ca/srd/fw/status/reports/swfox/index.html http://www.abheritage.ca/abnature/speciesatrisk/swift_fox_intro.htm http://www3.gov.ab.ca/srd/fw/status/reports/bowl/index.html http://www.abheritage.ca/abnature/speciesatrisk/burrowing_owl_intro.htm
AB4.4.26 Pages 74-75 Historic photo of First Nations camp at site of present-day Calgary (e.g., see Tsuu T’sina encampment c.1870 at http://www.ucalgary.ca/applied_history/tutor/calgary/FRAMEkootis.html Note: 2-page spread; may be formatted as a series of postcards
AB4.4.27 Pages 74-75 Photo ~1870: Sam Livingston, cattle rancher/cattle ranching context would be ideal
AB4.4.28 Pages 74-75 Photo 1875-76: NWMP & Fort Brisebois
AB4.4.29 Pages 74-75 Photo 1894: Calgary becomes a city (showing celebration, downtown city context, maybe?)
AB4.4.30 Pages 74-75 5. Photo 1881—Senator Cochrane starts a huge cattle business / He & ranch, cattle would be great.
AB4.4.31 Pages 74-75 1986-1914: something to show settlers arriving (e.g, by rail) from around the world for homestead land (DS: it would be great if we could identify cultural group(s)—for diversity quotient!)
AB4.4.32 Pages 74-75 1914: Discovery of oil at Turner Valley
AB4.4.33 Page 76 Photo of golden dragon (& people) at the Chinese Cultural Centre in Calgary (New Years celebration)
AB4.4.34 Page 76 Photo of Glenbow Museum Blackfoot exhibit Note: To be formatted as postcard
AB4.4.35 Page 76 Photo of Asian art exhibit at Glenbow Museum Note: To be formatted as postcard
AB4.4.36 Page 77 Historic photo of the Calgary Stampede (possible source: Calgary public library postcard collection at http://www.cla.ca/conference/2005/history.htm OR http://calgarystampede.com/about/history/ Note: To be formatted as postcard
AB4.4.37 Page 77 GlobalFest (Calgary) showing South or Central American participants, representative of culture Note: To be formatted as postcard
AB4.4.38 Page 77 Afikadey! celebration (Calgary) – showing African-Canadian child participating Note: To be formatted as postcard
AB4.4.39 Page 78 Photo of work activities on a Foothills region map
AB4.4.40 Page 78 Photo of fun ranch activities (with kids would be great: e.g., hay ride, rodeo)
AB4.4.41 Page 79 Currently pending revisions—May include Lenore McLean & her ranch near Longview.
AB4.4.42 May also include a piece about a ranch in Cochrane.
Chapter 5 – The Parkland Region
ALL photos in this chapter MUST come from the Parkland Region, unless otherwise noted. (See attached map)
AB4.5.01 Page 82 Photo of Beaumont town sign – in French & English
AB4.5.02 Page 82 Photo of children playing on farm in Parkland region (e.g., playing hide & seek; on wagon—see www.albertacountryvacation.com/photo-08.htm)
AB4.5.03 Page 82 Photo of children skating on cleared farm slough
AB4.5.04 Page 84 Photo to include moraine area in Parkland region Note: we’d like to include additional detail about the location
AB4.5.05 Page 84 2. Photo of flat area/crop in Parkland (e.g., Ponoka, Camrose, Ryley) Note: Caption includes mention of fertile black & brown soils so something incorporating that would be good, too.
AB4.5.06 Page 85 Photo: The Big Rock (near Okotoks)
AB4.5.08 Page 86 Edmonton downtown skyline and North Saskatchewan River valley in summer (e.g., showing joggers, cyclists)
AB4.5.09 Page 86 Photo of 1915 flood in Edmonton
AB4.5.10 Page 87 Photo of Commonwelath Stadium Edmonton Eskimos football game, stands & fans in the snow
AB4.5.11 Page 87 Photo of the mural “Enjoy the Adventure” depicting the sport of snowmobiling in Alberta (see http://members.shaw.ca/ndpcarty/murals.html)
AB4.5.12 Page 87 Photo of St. Albert Kinsmen Rodeo & Exhibition (aka “rainmaker rodeo”) events (e,g., the rodeo ring & stands; possible an event with kids?)
AB4.5.13 Page 88 Historic photo of Parkland area homesteaders clearing/farming Note: possible opportunity to include photo/info to enhance diversity
AB4.5.14 Page 88 2. Photo of natural Parkland area Note caption to read: Only about 5 per cent of the Parkland region is now left in its natural state.
AB4.5.15 Page 88 Photo of Edmonton river valley in the fall—green & gold colours evident (text refers to it inspiring the U of A & Edmonton Eskimos’ team colours)
AB4.5.16 Page 88 Photo (current) of Edmonton Eskimos team Note: to be shown as though the front of a team card (sports collector card)
AB4.5.17 Page 89 Photo of coyote (possible to be close-cropped)
AB4.5.18 Page 89 Photo of one of these: pheasant, mallard, Canada goose—in a farmer’s field feeding would be ideal, but not essential; may be close-croped Caption to read: The cover and food source offered by grain fields attracts some animals
AB4.5.19 Page 89 Photo of Beaverhill Bird Observatory with many birds Note caption to read: The staff & volunteers at the observatory count birds in the spring. They also put bands on the birds’ legs so they can track their movement.
AB4.5.20 Page 89 Photo of Beaverhill Bird Observatory—child/ren with a snow goose/birds (not owls) (possible source: www.beaverhillbirds.com/bborprojectsinterp.htm)
AB4.5.21 Page 89 Close-cropped photo of beaver
AB4.5.22 Pages 90-91 (2-page timeline) Photo of present-day Fort Edmonton
AB4.5.23 Pages 90-91 Caption: Visitors to Fort Edmonton Park can see the fort as it was in 1840.
AB4.5.24 Pages 90-91 Photo related to traffic in Edmonton due to gold rush in the late 1800s (e.g., see “Klondike:Getting ready for the fields” (Jasper Ave) c. 1898 at http:folklore.library.ualberta.ca/dspCitation.cfm?ID=567)
AB4.5.25 Pages 90-91 Historic photo of train with passengers/settlers arriving in Edmonton in 1902 (ish) Note: another opportunity for diversity?
AB4.5.26 Pages 90-91 Historic photo of Legislature Building, 1905
AB4.5.27 Pages 90-91 Photo of Leduc oil well 1947 (bonus, with workers)
AB4.5.28 Page 92 Photo of farm/grain field (e.g., Ponoka, Ryley, Camrose, but one not already shown on page 84) Note: we want to identify location & crop & emphasize fertile soil, climate
AB4.5.29 Page 92 Photo of present-day Red Deer agricultural distribution/transportation/or other related service Caption to read: Red Deer was once a stopover point between Fort Calgary and Fort Edmonton. Good farmland attracted settlers. Today a variety of agricultural services are available there.
AB4.5.30 Page 93 Photo of Hutterite families working on farm, using machinery/present-day vehicles and equipment
AB4.5.32 Page 94 Photo of the bronze statue of Father Vegreville at the Lakusta Museum
AB4.5.33 Page 94 Photo the giant Vegreville Egg
AB4.5.34 Page 94 Photo of a grade 4 Francophone classroom (preferably Edmonton) (e.g., Ecole Gavrielle Roy-- http://www.csrcn.ab.ca/gabrielleroy/DEFAULT.htm)
AB4.5.35 Page 94 Photo capture of Le Franco (weekly Francophone newspaper in Alberta) Note: This may not fit on this page, but I’m hoping to use it somewhere. (see page 115)
AB4.5.36 Page 95 Photo of activities at La Fête franco-albertaine, with children (e.g., Beaumont 2004, Bonnyville)
AB4.5.37 Page 95 Photo from the Heritage Festival (see http://www.heritage-festival.com/) showing entertainment &/or displays; include children & participants of different cultural backgrounds (diversity)
AB4.5.38 Page 96 Photo of Strathcona Refineries in winter, showing billowing, blowing clouds coming from the stacks
AB4.5.39 Page 96 Edmonton Oilers player (e.g., Gretzky with cup) Would like sweater visible as caption will relate to the naming of the team as per Edmonton’s connection to the oil industry. Note: will be presented as a sports collector card
AB4.5.40 Page 96 Visual capture of telephone book page (emergency numbers to call about environmental concerns and emergencies) Could consider having PC do this graphically, as space is tight & content of the page must be visible.
AB4.5.41 Page 96 PENDING: Selection of photos related to the flow chart showing oil industry & jobs DS: Space is tight & I have to work with the page.
AB4.5.42 Page 98 Photo of a meeting of the River Valley Alliance
AB4.5.43 Page 98 Photo of Matt Armstrong at the Stollery Chilldren’s Hospital
AB4.5.44 Page 98 Photo of Matt’s “Wall of Will” at the hospital
AB4.5.45 Page 98 4. Photo the cover of the Great Kids Award, 2004
Chapter 6 – The Boreal Forest Region
ALL photos in this chapter MUST come from the Boreal Forest Region, unless otherwise noted. (See attached map)
AB4.6.01 Page 102 Photo of Boreal forest in winter, snow on branches
AB4.6.02 Page 104 Photo of Boreal forest moraines
AB4.6.03 Page 104 Photo of sinkholes in Boreal Forest (see http://www.canadianparks.com/alberta/woodbufnp/page3.html)
AB4.6.04 Page 104 Photo of action at the salt mine near Lindbergh
AB4.6.05 Page 105 1. Aerial photo of the Boreal Forest region showing the twisting river (see http://raysweb.net/specialplaces/pages/boreal.html)
AB4.6.06 Page 105 Photo of Cold Lake & fishing tourists
AB4.6.07 Page 105 Photo of Alberta record-setting Lake Trout, 1929, Cold Lake; with people (or something) to show relative size
AB4.6.08 Page 106 1. Photo of the Caribou or Birch Mountains Note caption to read: Higher elevation areas, up in the Caribou and Birch Mountains for example, are cooler in the summer than lower elevation areas in the same region.
AB4.6.09 Page 106 Fahler Honey Festival (something representative of bees, but if possible, of alfalfa flowers or clover as well—this may be a stretch, so not to worry!)
AB4.6.10 Page 107 Heavily forested area in Boreal Forest, showing other plants/undergrowth as well Note: If possible, we’d like to identify trees & type(s) of vegetation.
AB4.6.12 Page 108 Photo of nesting Whooping Cranes in Wood Buffalo National Park
AB4.6.13 Page 108 Photo of Ernie Kuyt, Alberta scientist, with whooping crane eggs. NOTE DS: The page will be tight with the 2nd picture. If Ernie Kuyt can be shown doing his work with eggs and whooping cranes in Wood Buff National Park, we might be able to accomplish both with one photo. Otherwise, let’s find both for now, even though one may be cut.
AB4.6.14 Page 109 Photo of bison in Elk Island National Park
AB4.6.15 Page 109 Pelicans at Pelican Rapids – Sue Wolff has photos
AB4.6.18 Page 112 Photo of the statue of David Thompson at Lac La Biche (done by Herman Poulin)
AB4.6.20 Page 113 Historic photo of Lac La Biche railway bringing settlers in 1915...
AB4.6.21 Page 113 Photo of burned area in Boreal forest with new growth—Sue Wolff says she has a photo of a moose browsing in a previously burned area.
AB4.6.22 Page 114 Photos of Hilaire and Betty Ladouceur – MT has/took these
AB4.6.23 Page 114 Photo of cross-cut saw in action (historical i.e., B&W—will check with MT about date) OR close-cropped
AB4.6.24 Page 115 “Historic” photo: Bombardier on ice (B&W)
AB4.6.25 Page 115 “Historic” photo: Skiff and Métis fishers
AB4.6.26 Page 115 Close-cropped photo of Buffalo Lake Métis Settlement sign Note: Le Franco visual capture (see page 94) might go here instead.
AB4.6.27 Page 116 Photo of present-day Lac La Biche with industry activity evident (e.g., trucks hauling logs through town)
AB4.6.28 Photo of present-day Dene Suline people hunting or trapping in Fort McKay area
AB4.6.29 Page 116 3. Illustration: Dene Suline (of the past) patching bark canoes with spruce gum OR just with canoes
AB4.6.30 Page 117 Photo of workers at Athabasca Oil Sands—early days, open pit mine
AB4.6.31 Page 117 Photo of crude oil
AB4.6.32 Page 118 Photo of people (women & men would be great) in Alberta working at secondary industry job related to forestry industry (e.g., pulp and paper, furniture, lumber mill—vary from p. 120)
AB4.6.33 Page 118 2. Photo: OSB board (pressed, construction board)
AB4.6.34 Page 119 Photo of a lookout tower in Boreal Forest region
AB4.6.35 Page 119 Photo of Helitack Crew fighting forest fire in the region.
AB4.6.36 Pages 120 & 121 Photo of Cree child & adult trapping or fishing in Boreal region
AB4.6.37 Pages 120 & 121 Photo of Alberta wood mill worker (e.g., making plywood)
AB4.6.38 Pages 120 & 121 Photo of tree planting crew at work (university aged students)
AB4.6.39 Pages 120 & 121 Photo of Aboriginal adult (e.g., Dene Suline, Dene Tha, Métis) – someone who could be government official (behind desk )
AB4.6.40 Pages 120 & 121 5. Photo of forester at work (could be in field studying tree diseases, insects; or supervising forestry study)
AB4.6.41 Pages 120 & 121 Photo of group of campers (child included) in Boreal
AB4.6.42 Pages 120 & 121 Photo of Park Ranger in Wood Buffalo National Park (Could be Métis, if not already represented)
AB4.6.43 Pages 120 & 121 Group of children and adults collecting garbage in black bags. Note: Is supposed to represent children who live in Boreal forest (mix of Aborinal & others; It’s a looooooong shot, but this is shown in the context of a discussion about a group of children involved with Junior Forest Wardens (who wear special red shirts)
Chapter 7 – The Canadian Shield Region
ALL photos in this chapter MUST come from the Shield Region, unless otherwise noted.
AB4.7.01 Page 125 Aerial photo of Canadian Shield – OR view from a plane looking down on Fort Chip Caption to read: Fort Chipewyan is one of Alberta’s fly-in communities.
AB4.7.02 Page 125 Photo of cargo & passengers being loaded on a plane
AB4.7.03 Page 125 Overlaying the above plane, close-cropped photo of similar type model plane (that could have been made by a child)
AB4.7.04 Page 126 Photo of Fort Chipewyan, showing its location on the red granite bluffs
AB4.7.05 Page 126 Photo of sand dunes and beaches along the shore of Lake Athabasca
AB4.7.06 Page 126 Photo of Roche moutonée (the billowy, rounded rocks that were polished to a shine by glacial ice; found north of Lake Athabasca)
AB4.7.07 Page 127 Photo of kettles (the rocky holes filled with water in the region)
AB4.7.08 Page 127 Photo of Lake Athabasca and its rocky islands near Ft Chip
AB4.7.09 Page 128 Northern lights Note: Could be cut pending revisions; Could be replaced with snowmobiling, ice fishing, corss-country skiing, snowshoeing scene
AB4.7.10 Page 129 Illustration to accompany the Dene Suline legend (bear & squirrel; summer & winter)
AB4.7.11 Page 130 Photo of forest along Lake Athabasca (e.g., spruce)
AB4.7.13 Page 130 Photo of reindeer/Caribou lichen (TB may have a photo for this)
AB4.7.14 Page 130 Photo of cattails, marsh grasses, reeds OR Some combination of various bushes & berries listed (i.e., Labrador tea, Saskatoon, bog cranberry, wild raspberry, junipers)
AB4.7.15 Page 131 Photo of an arctic animal that migrates south: arctic fox
AB4.7.16 Page 131 Photo of muskrat in boggy area near lake
AB4.7.17 Page 131 3. Photo of peregrine falcons (e.g., on granite cliffs along L. Athabasca)
AB4.7.18 Page 131 Photo of northern pike (e.g., in reeds) Note: is in context of how tough they can be for fishers to haul in—size & struggle
AB4.7.19 Page 132 Historic photo of Fort Chipewyan
AB4.7.20 Page 132 Photo of Bicentennial Museum in Fort Chip (would consider interior shot, if appropriate to content)
AB4.7.21 Page 132 Photo of Athabasca Delta Community School (something to reflect caption indicated below—preferably the 1st half + kids in photo always a bonus) Note caption to read: Fort Chipeyan’s fur fort history is part of the school’s design. The school is also Fort Chipewyan’s recreation centre
AB4.7.22 Page 132 Close-crop of pelt to represent the following text:
AB4.7.23 Page 132 The word “Chipewyan” is Cree. It means “pointed skins.” This describes the style of the animal pelts the Cree trappers prepared for trade.
AB4.7.24 Page 133 Photo of people at Fort Chipewyan (maybe in community gathering, activity) to relate to this caption: Most of the people in Fort Chipewyan are First Nations or Métis.)
AB4.7.25 Page 133 Photo of buildings in the town of Ft Chip; Caption reads: In Fort Chipewyan, everyone shops for supplies at the General Store. The RCMP offices provide the police services in the region. There is a volunteer fire department and a volunteer ambulance service.
AB4.7.26 Page 134 Photo of Jane Ash Poitras
AB4.7.27 Page 134 Photo of her work (collage called Those who share together, stay together, 1997)--> See http://www.nationhood.ca/html_en/module_core.cfm?tabl=2&modNum=4) Note: DS If you by chance run across a piece of her work that is appropriate for Grade 4 and more Alberta specific, please let me know.
AB4.7.28 Page 135 Photo of Fort Chipewyan winter carnival: dancing & singing
AB4.7.29 Page 135 Photo of Fort Chipewyan winter carnival activity (e.g., nail pounding, log sawing, bannock baking, moose calling)
AB4.7.30 Page 135 Photo of Fort Chipewyan winter carnival activity (e.g., nail pounding, log sawing, bannock baking, moose calling)
AB4.7.31 Page 135 Photo of Fort Chipewyan winter carnival activity (e.g., nail pounding, log sawing, bannock baking, moose calling) NOTE: Not dog sledding
AB4.7.32 Page 136 Photo of nighttime sled dog run Note: This is supposed to be a story of Alec (student featured in the book) taking his first solo run. If at all possible, it would be great if it could be a kid (not clearly identifiable). And next, I’d like the sun, moon, and stars on a silver platter. Heh heh. If this is too troublesome, we can go with someone running a dog sleg team for fun (daytime, even!)
AB4.7.33 Page 137 Photo Commercial fishers unloading crages of fish at Fort Chip dock
AB4.7.34 Page 137 Photo to show Fort Chip residents working in tourist industry & tourist (e.g., fishing or hunting charter)
AB4.7.35 Page 138 Present-day photo of Athabasca River near Fort Chip, barges on the river
AB4.7.36 Page 138 Caption to read: Barges on the Athabasca River bring goods from Fort McMurray to Fort Chipewyan during the ice-free months. Photo of wilderness lodge on a nearby like (http://www.fortchipewyanlodge.com/)
AB4.7.37 Page 138 Photo of Denseline (<--company name) equipment and workers at work on the oil sands
AB4.7.38 Page 139 Photo of Peace-Athabasca Delta with snow geese or tundra swans or ducks (habitat for migrating birds is the focus)
AB4.7.39 Page 139 Photo of Egg Lake Caption to read: One hundred years ago, Egg lake was famous for its muskrat pelts. Today the lake has become an area of dry land with willows and grasses.
AB4.7.40 Page 140 Photo of model float plane (that child could have made); This will overlay the following photo:
AB4.7.41 Page 140 Photo of plane with skis landing on a frozen lake
AB4.7.42 Page 140 Photo of Air Mikisew Medi-Vac plane
AB4.7.43 Page 141 Photo of snowpack road with vehicle(s) (that goes from Fort Chipewyan to Fort McMurray)
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