FIRST PEOPLES HALL
Canadian Museum of History
100, rue Laurier, Gatineau, (Québec), K1A 0M8
The First Peoples Hall celebrates the history, diversity, creativity, resourcefulness and endurance of Canada’s First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples. In doing so, it presents a vivid record of cultural richness and a story of survival, renewal and vitality. Through more than 2,000 historical and contemporary objects, images and documents, the First Peoples Hall depicts the traditional cultures of Aboriginal peoples across Canada and how European contact and settlement impacted the people and their cultures A visit to the First Peoples Hall will leave you with a better understanding of the diversity of First Peoples, of their past and continuing contributions to Canada and the world, and of their ancient bond and relationship to the land.