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Aboriginal peoples in Canada, or Aboriginal Canadians, are the indigenous peoples within the boundaries of present-day Canada.
An archaeological site is a place (or group of physical sites) in which evidence of past activity is preserved (either prehistoric or historic or contemporary), and which has been, or may be, investigated using the discipline of archaeology and represents a part of the archaeological record.
Archaeology or archeology, is the study of human activity in the past, primarily through the recovery and analysis of the material culture and environmental data that has been left behind by past human populations, which includes artifacts, architecture, biofacts (also known as eco-facts) and cultural landscapes (the archaeological record).
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The Archdiocese of Bremen (also Archdiocese of Hamburg-Bremen, Erzbistum Bremen, not to be confused with the modern Archdiocese of Hamburg, founded in 1994) was a historical Roman Catholic diocese (787–1566/1648) and formed from 1180 to 1648 an ecclesiastical state (continued under other names until 1823), named Prince-Archbishopric of Bremen (Erzstift Bremen) within the Holy Roman Empire.
Thorfinn Karlsefni (Old Norse: Þorfinnr Karlsefni, Icelandic: Þorfinnur Karlsefni), whose signifies "Makings of a man",For further discussion, see under #Nickname section below was an Icelandic explorer.
Baffin Island (ᕿᑭᖅᑖᓗᒃ, Qikiqtaaluk, Île de Baffin or Terre de Baffin, Old Norse: Helluland), in the Canadian territory of Nunavut, is the largest island in Canada and the fifth largest island in the world.
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Canada is a country, consisting of ten provinces and three territories, in the northern part of the continent of North America.
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Carbon-14, 14C, or radiocarbon, is a radioactive isotope of carbon with a nucleus containing 6 protons and 8 neutrons.
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CBC Television (also known as simply "CBC") is a Canadian broadcast television network that is owned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the national English-language public broadcaster (its French-language counterpart is Ici Radio-Canada Télé, which is operated by the CBC corporate entity's Société Radio-Canada division, and is headquartered in Montreal).
Christopher Columbus (Cristoforo Colombo; Cristóbal Colón; Cristóvão Colombo; born between 31 October 1450 and 30 October 1451, Genoa; died 20 May 1506, Valladolid) was an Italian explorer, navigator, colonizer and citizen of the Republic of Genoa.
Clergy are some of the formal leaders within certain religions.
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A cove is a small type of bay or coastal inlet.
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The Daily Mail is a British daily middle-marketPeter Wilby, New Statesman, 19 December 2013 (online version: 2 January 2014) tabloid newspaper owned by the Daily Mail and General Trust.
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Damals is a German monthly popular scientific history magazine.
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The Dorset culture (also called the Dorset Tradition) was a Paleo-Eskimo culture (500 BCE–1500 CE) that preceded the Inuit culture in Arctic North America.
A forge is a type of hearth used for heating metals, or the workplace (smithy) where such a hearth is located.
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A number of states and polities formerly claimed colonies and territories in Canada prior to the evolution of the current provinces and territories under the federal system.
French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language, belonging to the Indo-European family.
Game or quarry is any animal hunted for sport or for food.
Gesta Hammaburgensis ecclesiae pontificum ("Deeds of the Bishops of Hamburg") is a historical treatise written between 1073 and 1076 by Adam of Bremen, who made additions (scholia) to the text until his death (possibly 1081; before 1085).
Great Ireland (Old Norse: Írland hið mikla or Írland it mikla), also known as White Men's Land (Hvítramannaland), and in Latin similarly as Hibernia Major and Albania, was a land said by various Norsemen to be located near Vinland.
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Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat; Grønland) is an autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark, located between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.
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The Grœnlendinga saga (spelled Grænlendinga saga in modern Icelandic and translated into English as the Saga of the Greenlanders) is one of the sagas of Icelanders.
The Gulf of Saint Lawrence (French: Golfe du Saint-Laurent) is the outlet of the North American Great Lakes via the Saint Lawrence River into the Atlantic Ocean.
In historic and modern usage, a hearth is a brick- or stone-lined fireplace, with or without an oven, used for heating and originally also used for cooking food.
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Helge Marcus Ingstad (–) was a Norwegian explorer.
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Helluland is the name given to one of the three lands seen by Bjarni Herjólfsson, encountered by Leif Ericson and further explored by Þorfinnr "Karlsefni" Þórðarson around AD 1000 on the North Atlantic coast of North America.
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The history of Greenland is a history of life under extreme Arctic conditions: currently, an ice cap covers about 80 percent of the island, restricting human activity largely to the coasts.
Iceland is a Nordic island country between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean.
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Iron is a chemical element with symbol Fe (from ferrum) and atomic number 26.
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Jellyfish or jelliesVan Patten, Peg.
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Juglans cinerea, commonly known as butternut or white walnut, is a species of walnut native to the eastern United States and southeast Canada.
Leif Erikson or Leif Ericson (or; Leifr Eiríksson; Icelandic: Leifur Eiríksson; Norwegian: Leiv Eiriksson c. 970 – c. 1020) was an Icelandic explorer considered by some as the first European to land in North America (excluding Greenland), before Christopher Columbus.
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Leifsbudir (or Leifsbuðir) was a settlement, mentioned in the Greenland Saga, founded by Leif Eriksson in 1000 or 1001 in Vinland.
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This page lists communities of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
This is a list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Americas (North America, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean).
A longhouse or long house is a type of long, proportionately narrow, single-room building built by peoples in various parts of the world including Asia, Europe and North America.
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Markland is the name given to one of three lands on North America's Atlantic shore discovered by Leif Eriksson around 1000 CE.
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Massachusetts, officially the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
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Médée Bay is a natural bay off the island of Newfoundland in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
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A meadow is a field habitat vegetated by primarily grass and other non-woody plants (grassland).
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In Greek mythology, Medea (Μήδεια, Mēdeia, მედეა, Medea) is a sorceress who was the daughter of King Aeëtes of Colchis, niece of Circe, granddaughter of the sun god Helios, and later wife to the hero Jason, with whom she had two children, Mermeros and Pheres.
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The National Geographic Society (NGS), headquartered in Washington, D.C. in the United States of America, is one of the largest nonprofit scientific and educational institutions in the world.
A nautical chart is a graphic representation of a maritime area and adjacent coastal regions.
New Brunswick (Nouveau-Brunswick;, Quebec French pronunciation) is one of Canada's three Maritime provinces and is the only province constitutionally bilingual (English–French).
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The New World is one of the names used for the Western Hemisphere, specifically the Americas (including nearby islands such as those of the Caribbean and Bermuda).
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Newfoundland (Terre-Neuve, Taqamkuk) is a large Canadian island off the east coast of the North American mainland, and the most populous part of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Newfoundland and Labrador (Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador) is the most easterly province of Canada.
The Norse colonization of the Americas began as early as the 10th century AD, when Vikings explored and settled areas of the North Atlantic, including the northeastern fringes of North America.
Norsemen refers to the group of people who spoke what is now called the Old Norse language between the 8th and 11th centuries.
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North America is a continent wholly within the Northern Hemisphere and almost wholly within the Western Hemisphere.
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Norway (Norwegian: (Bokmål) or (Nynorsk)), officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a sovereign and unitary monarchy whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus Jan Mayen and the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard.
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Parks Canada (Parcs Canada), also known as the Parks Canada Agency (Agence Parcs Canada), is an agency of the Government of Canada run by the Minister of the Environment, who mandates it to protect and present nationally significant natural and cultural heritage, and foster public understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment in ways that ensure their ecological and commemorative integrity for present and future generations.
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Claims of pre-Columbian trans-oceanic contact relate to visits to, the discovery of or interaction with the Americas and/or indigenous peoples of the Americas by people from Africa, Asia, Europe, or Oceania prior to the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the Caribbean in 1492.
The provinces and territories of Canada combine to make up the world's second-largest country by area.
A rivet is a permanent mechanical fastener.
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Sagas are stories mostly about ancient Nordic and Germanic history, about early Viking voyages, the battles that took place during the voyages, about migration to Iceland and of feuds between Icelandic families.
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Eiríks saga rauða or the Saga of Erik the Red is a saga on the Norse exploration of North-America.
The Sagas of Icelanders (Íslendingasögur), many of which are also known as family sagas, are prose histories mostly describing events that took place in Iceland in the 10th and early 11th centuries, during the so-called Saga Age.
The Saint Lawrence River (Fleuve Saint-Laurent; Tuscarora: Kahnawáʼkye; Mohawk: Kaniatarowanenneh, meaning "big waterway") is a large river in the middle latitudes of North America.
Sharpening stones, water stones or whetstones are used to grind and hone the edges of steel tools and implements.
Skræling (Old Norse and Icelandic: skrælingi, plural skrælingjar) is the name the Norse Greenlanders used for the indigenous peoples they encountered in North America and Greenland.
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Slag is the glass-like co-product left over after a desired metal has been separated (i.e., smelted) from its raw ore.
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Sod or turf is grass and the part of the soil beneath it held together by the roots, or a piece of thin material.
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The sod house or "soddy" was a successor to the log cabin during frontier settlement of Canada and the United States.
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Sweyn II Estridsson (Sveinn Ástríðarson, Svend Estridsen) (– 28 April 1074 or 1076) was King of Denmark from 1047 until his death in 1074.
Tanfield Valley is an archaeological site located on Baffin Island in the Canadian territory of Nunavut.
Toponymy is the study of place names (toponyms), their origins, meanings, use, and typology.
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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN).
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Vikings (Norwegian and Vikinger; Swedish and Vikingar; Víkingar), from Old Norse víkingr, were Germanic Norse seafarers, speaking the Old Norse language, who raided and traded from their Scandinavian homelands across wide areas of northern and central Europe, as well as European Russia, during the late 8th to late 11th centuries.
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Vinland or Vineland (Old Norse Vínland) is the name given to the area of coastal North America and Newfoundland explored by Norse Vikings, where Leif Erikson first landed in ca.
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The Vinland map is claimed to be a 15th-century mappa mundi with unique information about Norse exploration of North America.
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Vitis (grapevines) is a genus of about 60 species of vining plants in the flowering plant family Vitaceae.
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The World Heritage Committee establishes the sites to be listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
A World Heritage Site is a place (such as a building, city, complex, desert, forest, island, lake, monument, or mountain) that is listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as being of special cultural or physical significance.