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En quête d'un pays

En quête d'un pays

| 8 min

La vie en dessins animés de Samuel de Champlain, fondateur de la ville de Québec. Le grand explorateur ambitionne d'abord de cartographier le Nouveau Monde et de trouver un passage vers la mer; plus tard, il rêvera grand pour la Nouvelle-France.

  • director
    Robert Doucet
  • animation
    Robert Doucet
  • producer
    Eunice Macaulay
  • text
    Eunice Macaulay
  • executive producer
    Douglas MacDonald
  • images
    Jacques Avoine
  • sound editing
    Bernard Bordeleau
  • music editing
    Diane Le Floc'h
  • sound mixer
    Jean-Pierre Joutel
  • narration
    Claude Préfontaine
  • music
    Alex Pauk


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Ages 13 to 17

History - Early Canadian Exploration (1600s-1800s)
Indigenous Studies - History/Politics

Have students create a timeline of Samuel de Champlain's excursions. Map possible routes traveled. Re-create journal entries based on the information and images in the film. Have students present skits focusing on a certain event. Compare the explorations of de Champlain and Jacques Cartier. What were the riches in the Orient these men hoped to find? Discuss de Champlain's attitude toward and treatment of the native people. How does it compare to later expeditions by other countries?

En quête d'un pays
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