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David Thompson, cartographe

David Thompson, cartographe

| 28 min

Court métrage de fiction de la série Artisans de notre histoire, racontant l’histoire de David Thompson. Il a joint les rangs de la Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson en 1784. Mais l'exploration de l'Ouest canadien et la cartographie l'intéressaient plus que le commerce des fourrures. C'est à lui que revient le mérite d'avoir découvert la route qui mène au Pacifique.

  • director
    Bernard Devlin
  • producer
    Marcel Martin
  • delegate producer
    Guy Glover
  • script
    Charles Cohen
  • photography
    Michel Thomas-d'Hoste
  • sound
    Claude Pelletier
    George Croll
  • editing
    Tony Lower
  • music editing
    Donald Douglas
  • cast
    Ivor Barry
    James Douglas
    Sean Mulcahy
    Charles Palmer
    Tony Van Bridge
    Gerard Parkes
    Roland Chenail
    Kahn Tineta Horn
    Lawrence Dane


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Ages 11 to 15

Geography - Physical Geography/Geology
History - Canada under British Rule (1764-1867)
History - Early Canadian Exploration (1600s-1800s)

Plot the main explorations of David Thompson on a map of Western Canada. Describe the differences between the HBC and the NWC as depicted in the film. Summarize the major events in David Thompson's life by writing a timeline or biography.

David Thompson, cartographe
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