Cross Currents: 500 Generations of Aboriginal
Fishing in Atlantic Canada offers an overview of First Peoples'
fisheries in the region from 11,000 years ago to the present day.
The Cod Rush: The European Fishermen, 1497-1763
profiles the experiences of European fishermen from the arrival of Giovanni
Caboto (John Cabot) to the end of the French regime.
Swales and Whales: Atlantic Canada's Sea Mammal
Harvest takes a look at the history of the seal and whale hunts
in Atlantic Canada, showing how they were influenced by the hunters,
their technology, and social, economic and environmental factors.
Possessions: The Material World of Newfoundland
Fishing Families presents a selection of possessions from
Newfoundland outport families of the nineteenth and early twentieth
A Lobster Tale: The Lobster Fishery of Prince
Edward Island looks at the history of the lobster fishery in
Canada's smallest province from 1870 to the present day.
The Lure of the River: Sport Fishing in New
Brunswick profiles the development of this recreational
activity from its emergence in the mid-nineteenth century to 1940.
Nova Scotia Motor Fishing Boats surveys
the traditional characteristics, methods of construction, and regional
differences of the Nova Scotia boats.