Colorful totem poles are fascinating symbols of Native American cultures. Take a look at these Totem Pole Craft Projects For Kids, which can be made from recycled material such as plastic bottles, tin cans or egg cartons.
First Peoples, Early Survival and Settling Canada- Settlers to The Vikings, Portuguese, French and Loyalists. This site also includes a video map of various European Explorers [Canadian Geographic]. You can also find information about the Fur Trade.