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Appalachian Region

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Jenny Koo

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1857: - The war occured constantly, some of place was colonized by Europe country . However, the enfranchisement is introduced.
- Europe mentioned that they will take 20 hectares for the incentive, so mi'kmaq people rejected it.

1868: - The Indian Act was created

1900: - The mi'kmaq flag is first raised in Halifax

1939: - World War II begins, then about 250 Mi'kmaq enter a war.

1950: - About 60 mi'kmaq people volunteer for Korean War.

1956: - Canadian government finally granted citizenship of mi'kmaq
Overview: Appalachian



Natural Resources
Population Distribution
- Usually known for Coal mining

- Iron, Gold, Zinc, Lead are the only minerals that is produced in the region

- Sea foods like fish , lobsters are also known for the Appalachian region

- Nature = Water ( rivers ) , Forest, soil
Population of Appalachian region
- About 113% increase over 100 years
- There is very big difference
- U.S's states have more population than Canada's states
- New York (U.S) is the most population area
- Newfoundland (Canada) is the most thinly populated area
Appalachian Region
Group Presentation: Regions and Peoples
Jenny K, Eric, Bryan J, Judy
This is the Appalachian Region
I. Appalachian Region
1. Natural Resources
2. Population Distribution
3. Manufacturing
4. Agriculture
II. Mikmaq
1. Identity
2. Interactions with Environment
3. Art & Culture
4. Social Issues
III. Conclusion
Art & Culture
Social Issues
Interactions with the Environment
Agriculture in the Appalachian Region
Suitable climate for agriculture
Used to be the 'backbone' of the Appalachian in the 1900s
Around 336,000 people work in agriculture
Major decrease in the number since 2008
Farming = 2.5% of the economy
Has about 230,050 farms on 35 million acres
- The basic manufacturing of the Appalachian region is ironworks and steelworks.

- About 70% of the New Found Land manufacturing is food, and beverages.
- About 20% of the New Found Land manufacturing is chemicals.

- About 30% of the Nova Scotia manufacturing is chemicals.
- About 25% of the Nova Scotia manufacturing is food, beverages, and tobacco.

- About 40% of the New Brunswick manufacturing is food, beverages, and tobacco.
- About 32% of the New Brunswick manufacturing is wood.
- About 28% of the New Brunswick manufacturing is metals.
- Used canoes for their transportation

- Divide into districts and the district could rule themselves ( system- democratic )

-Hunt for fishes ( salmon ) , small whales for the summer and hunt bear, moose, caribou for the winter

- Harvest wild fruits, berries for food and medicine [ can be reserved for the winter time]
Story Telling
APA Format
- (2011, ). The Canadian Encyclopedia. Mineral Resources - The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved March 5, 2013, from http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/articles/mineral-resources

- SourceWatch. Appalachia - SourceWatch. Retrieved March 6, 2013, from http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=Appalachia#Resources

-Google Sites - Free websites and wikis. Natural Resources - Appalachian Region. Retrieved March 5, 2013, from http://sites.google.com/site/appalachianregionfromjeffrey/natural-resources

-Quarries and Beyond Home. Mineral Resources of the Appalachian Region . Retrieved March 6, 2013, from http://quarriesandbeyond.org/articles_and_books/min_res_appalachian_region/tc_intro.html
Entertainment & Sharing information
'Story Cycles'
Carved into the rocks of Kejimujik Lake (NS)
Theme: people that inhabited rocks, animals, mountains, stars, thunder, wind etc.
respected and feared by the Mi'kmaq
Legacy from the upper generagions
APA Format
- Paul, D. Retrieved March 6, 2013, from http://www.danielnpaul.com/Mi\'kmaqCulture.html

-Travel to Nova Scotia | Canada. Mi'kmaq Genealogy | First Nations History Nova Scotia, Canada. Retrieved March 6, 2013, from http://www.novascotia.com/en/home/discovernovascotia/ourculture/foundingcultures/mikmaqheritage/default.aspx

- Mi'kmaq Spirit Home Page. Mi'kmaw Daily Life - The Semi-Nomadic Lifestyle. Retrieved March 5, 2013, from http://www.muiniskw.org/pgCulture1a.htm
Natural Resources Comparison with the Appalachian Region & Canadian Shields
- Zinc
- Copper
- Lead
- Glaciers
- Uranium
Appalachian Region
EX: Mi'kmaq Women Who Married Star Husbands
Canadian Shields
Petroglyph of Mi'kmaq Storytelling
Carved Stone
- Gold
- Sedimentary Rock
- Water Source
- Iron
Story of two sisters who wishes to marry stars and pick them out.
Find themselves as a part of the world above sky the next day.
Sisters sent back to their world, yet given strict rules to follow.
- The first aboriginal people
- They had perennial contact with European
- They have used to part of the Algonquin
language group's language
- Their individual or joint households were scattered near
the river or bay
- The government tried to eliminate to their identity
Eastern Coast of North America.
Lots of precipitation, high precipitation.
Rolling hills caused by erosion.
A mixture of coniferous and deciduous trees.
A lot of agricultural activities
affected by two ocean currents
average about 25'c
varies throughout the year
winter, long & cold / summer, short & cool
Made up of lots of different mountain ranges
stretched about 300,000,000 years ago
includes fertile plateaus and rivers
Mixed Forest
Saw grass
APA: Quentin h. Stanford. (1957) Canadian Oxford school Atlas
An important timeline of modern-day social issues for Mi'kmaq.

My brother Bob, red arrow, having tea with friends on a battlefield in Korea during the Korean War. Photo 1953 retrieved form http://www.danielnpaul.com/RobertRupertPaul-KoreaBattlefieldTea.html
First Nation people of the Appalachian
Lives in the maritime provinces and the Gaspe Peninsula of eastern Canada
Population = 65,000
Uses Mi'kmaq language and hieroglyphics
Believes in Christianity, Mi'kmaq Traditionalism and Spirituality
Run by a Grand Council formed from the elders.
Located in the eastern part of the United States & Canada [ Stretches out from the Newfoundland in Canada to the south west Alabama in the United States ]
Picture 1: He is trapper, and this picture showing the construction of a small wigwam.

Picture 2: Mi'kmaq people who enter the Korean War.
1. Creates a unique topography for North America
2. Involves a lot of history in Canada
3. Produces a lot of natural resources produced
throughout Canada
Thank You for Listening:D
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