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The Cordillera: Settlers and Settlement Student Centre

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Here are some Web sites to help you with your research.



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British Columbia Archives

The British Columbia Archives stores many documents, photographs, and maps about B.C.'s past. Click on a region on the map to connect to a collection of information about the area. (You can find similar information about settlers and settlements in Yukon at the All About Yukon site listed in the Aboriginal Peoples section.)


The Caribou Gold Rush    

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to search for gold? You can find out what it was like for the gold miners more than 100 years ago at this Web site about the Caribou Gold Rush. You'll discover that the desire to find gold drove men and women to battle extremely harsh conditions in the hope of striking it rich!