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Homesteading on the Prairies ONF/NFB

Catalogue Number:  NFB525408
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Agriculture, Canadian History, Family Studies/Home Economics, Geography, History
Language:  English
Grade Level:  6 - 8, 9 - 12
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1989
Running Time:  11:01

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Set in Manitoba in the 1890s, the story traces an Ontario farm family as they move west in search of cheap land. They experience travel on the recently completed CPR, build a sod house, battle a prairie fire and celebrate their first harvest.

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