21st Century Learning: Links to Our Collection

This project was funded in part by the Alberta Historical Resources Foundation

Engaging in culture and art through primary sources.

C-652-Hat-View AThe North-West Mounted Police: Policing the West


Soldiers and their stories come alive as the students discover how the North-West Mounted Police became such an important element of Canadian history.

Royal North-West Mounted Police
Cowboy Hat, ca. 1905, Collection of Glenbow Museum, C-652

Introduction

This educator's package presents insightful information about Canada's first national police force: The North West Mounted Police. The information encourages students to examine artifacts from the Glenbow Museum's collection and connect them to the true stories, adventures and heroic feats the NWMP experienced throughout Canada.

Constable's Full Dress Tunic and Accoutrements, 1880-85, Collection of Glenbow Museum, C-54489 A

Constable's Full Dress Tunic and Accoutrements, 1880-85, Collection of Glenbow Museum, C-54489 A

North-West Mounted Police Helmet with Spike, ca. 1878

North-West Mounted Police Helmet with Spike, ca. 1878
Collection of Glenbow Museum R57.86 A-C

Royal North-West Mounted Police Cap Badge, ca. 1904

Royal North-West Mounted Police Cap Badge, ca. 1904
Collection of Glenbow Museum C-2011













For each package our team of curators and educators have selected additional artworks and artifacts from our online collection database that can be used in conjunction with the teacher's guide and lesson plan. You can access all of the objects that were selected for this package by clicking here.

To view all the archival photographs related to this module, click this link here.

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