• Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The first human habitation in Canada dates from the last stages of the Pleistocene Ice Age up to 30,000 years ago. Mongoloid hunter-gatherers from Asia were the forefathers of Canada’s First Nations, numerous self-governing tribes consisting of 12 major language groups.


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