Canada's First Nations: An Economic View Quiz!

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A quiz about the economic history of First Nations people in Saskatchewan.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The history of "scrip" is:
    • A. 

      It was provided to Metis people as a means of obtaining farm land

    • B. 

      Surveyors purchased much of the scrip issued at a fair price

    • C. 

      It was provided to Metis people and could be used exactly as money

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Historically, Metis people depended upon which of the following to create economic wealth?
    • A. 

      The fur trade

    • B. 

      The Buffalo Hunt

    • C. 

      Basket weaving

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Both A and B

  • 3. 
    The only rule of the buffalo hunt was "kill as many as you can" and there was no person or group in charge of the hunt.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The "Road Allowance People" lived:
    • A. 

      On farms

    • B. 

      Beside the roads on public land

    • C. 

      Along the public-roads in big farms

  • 5. 
    First Nations and Metis people of Saskatchewan have moved from a traditional economy to a:
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