History Check Challenge 150 Kick Off Event
Start date: 5 May, 2017
End date: 7 May, 2017
This event will be to kick off a Challenge using the History Check: Everything Needed to Explore Northern Alberta app. We will be hosting a weekend of events in Smith, AB including interactive History Learning Centers including history on Pre-Contact, First Nations, Metis, Fur Trade, River Travel, Railway and other cultures that came with European settlement. Other activities will be included to highlight Canada's history and experiences such as a York boat on display, dog sled demonstrations, etc. All activities subject to final confirmation of presenters.
Nature of the Project Reach
The project will be marketed both locally, regionally and internationally.
To bring a minimum of 300 people to be able to interact, ask questions, and have an entertaining, information weekend to experience, learn and become engaged in the history of Canada and Alberta.
"Project Needs" We are looking for collaborators to present various aspects of Alberta's history. It could be an era such as steamboat, or a culture such as Ukrainian, Chinese, etc.