How did music play a part in the Underground Railroad? How did slaves express forbidden feelings and desires, such as anger, resentment, or a longing for freedom?These are the essential questions explored in this short unit, which was taught in collaboration with the

Music and The Underground Railroad

How did music play a part in the Underground Railroad? How did slaves express forbidden feelings and desires, such as anger, resentment, or a longing for freedom?These are the essential questions explored in this short unit, which was taught in collaborat

Learn how to play the spoons and other instruments right along with Dan Zanes.

Learn how to play the spoons and other instruments right along with Dan Zanes.

The Huron Carol - The "Huron Carol" (or "'Twas in the Moon of Wintertime") is a Christmas hymn, written in 1643 by Jean de Brébeuf, a Christian missionary at Sainte-Marie among the Hurons in Canada. He wrote the lyrics in the native language of the Huron/Wendat people; the song's original Huron title is "Jesous Ahatonhia" ("Jesus, he is born"). This version performed by Heather Dale, and sung in Wendat (Huron), French and English.

" The Huron Carol," a Canadian Christmas hymn based on a French folk song with original lyrics written by St. John de Brebeuf, S. Sung in Wendat, French and English.

Susan Aglukark touring with The Huron Carole in New Brunswick November 2012.

Susan Aglukark (b. 1967 in Churchill MB), Canadian Inuk musician whose blend of Inuit folk music traditions and country and pop songwriting has made her a Juno Award-winner and major recording star in Canada. Her work includes "This Child'

Ch. 5-6 Paddle to the sea Logging

River drives were a standard way of moving large amounts of cut timber to sawmills during the late and early centuries, prior to the expansion and .

Eldon Campbell In the late 17th century through the 18th, fiddles, fiddle music and the dances that went with them came to Canada largely with men hired by the HBC to work in the furt trade, many form the Orkney and Shetland Islands. By the 19th centurey, this body of Scottish dance music had probably already evolved into a somewhat distinctive fiddle tradition in Quebec and Acadia, when then came west and north in the hands of French-Canadian voyageurs....

Eldon Campbell n. In the late century through the fiddles, fiddle…

First Nations dancers - Festival du Voyageur

First Nations dancers, Festival du Voyageur, Winnipeg

Map of Newfoundland showing Fogo, Twillingate and Moreton's Harbour

The Basques were fur trading, fishing cod and whaling in Terranova (Labrador and Newfoundland) in and in Iceland by at least the early century. They established whaling stations at the former, mainly in Red Bay, [File:Newfoundland map.

Instrument de musique traditionnelle: les cuillères de bois - Traditional music instrument: wooden spoons - Festival du Voyageur

Cuillères de bois

Instrument de musique traditionnelle: les cuillères de bois - Traditional music instrument: wooden spoons - Festival du Voyageur

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