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Governor's Game

Hangman Game

Crossword Puzzle

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Introduction

Natural Environment

Aboriginal Peoples

Society, Economy and Culture

Exploration and Settlement

The Arts

Government and Politics

Aboriginal Peoples: Crossword Puzzle 1

The crossword puzzle below is comprised of words taken from the 'Aboriginal Peoples' articles of our web site. By clicking on the clue number in the Across/Down list below the game, you can open the article from which the clue was derived. The intent is to foster learning by allowing you to read the associated article in the event that you experience difficulty with a particular word. We hope you find the crossword puzzle both enjoyable and educational.

Playing Instructions:

To select a word, click your mouse on any block which comprises that word. The blocks of the selected word are highlighted in yellow and the current block is highlighted in blue. Also, the clue for the selected word will appear at the top of the crossword puzzle.

You can change the orientation (Across/Down) at any time by pressing the space-bar. Letters are entered via your keyboard and the current block will advance by one with each letter you type, until you reach the end of the word. Incorrect letters are displayed in red, while correct letters are shown in black. If you type an incorrect letter, you can either use the backspace key on your keyboard or simply click in that block and re-type the letter.

Since Java™ applets cannot be printed, we have included a link to a printable version in the sidebar.


Clicking on a number in the lists below will open the relevant article in another browser window. You may then read the article and find the word to which the clue applies. After finding the word you can close the browser window containing the article and return to the crossword puzzle. If the second browser window containing an article is left open, clicking on any numbers in the list below will load the appropriate document in that window. You can them switch over to the second browser window to read the article.

Across:

1. First Beaches Complex site
3. Thule descendants
7. Origins of Beaches Complex
10. Late Palaeo-Eskimos
11. Innu name for Lake Melville
12. Reached Labrador around 4000 B.P.
13. Formerly known as the Naskapi-Montagnais
14. Archaelogical meaning of B.P.
16. 19th century Mi'kmaq guide
17. Earliest Palaeo-Eskimo site
19. Earliest Thule island site
22. Maritime Archaic descendants
23. Cutting edge of wood-working tool
24. Rock used for carving by dorset

Down:

2. Ancestors of Little Passage People
4. Southern Labrador Intermediate Indian site
5. First human occupants of Western Hemisphere
6. Three-pronged fish spear
8. Reached Labrador around 9000 B.P.
9. Made contract with the Beothuk in 1612
15. Area near Hudson Bay where Dorset first appeared
18. A stone tool for wood-working
20. Ungrooved stone ax
21. Basic social unit of the Beothuk

Please Note:

The clues and words used in this crossword puzzle are also contained in the 'Aboriginal Peoples' hangman game.

If you cannot see the game above, Java™ may not be enabled on your browser. Please visit the Fun and Games Troubleshooter.



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