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A Journey to a New Land

Multimedia Library


The SFU Museum of Archaeolgy and Ethnology gratefully acknowledges the financial investment by the Department of Canadian Heritage in the creation of this on-line presentation for the Virtual Museum of Canada.

Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology and Teaching and Learning Centre, Simon Fraser University

Project Director:

Dr. Barbara J. Winter - Director / SFU Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology

Writer/ Researcher/Project Coordinator:

Janice Graf

Concept Development:

Dr. Barbara Winter
Dr. David Kaufman - Director, Teaching and Learning Centre at SFU
Sharon Tokar
Janice Graf

Research and Content Development:

Janice Graf
Dr. Barbara Winter
Craig Rust
Rebecca Lynn
Sharon Tokar
Hannah Baker
Julee Cho
Kyly Fletcher
Andrew Murray
Charles Ouellet-Pelletier


Dr. Eldon Yellowhorn
Dr. Ethel Stelomethet Gardner
Xanius Elroy White

Education Partners:

School District #35, Langley British Columbia

  • D.W. Poppy Secondary School
  • Carolyn Marcotte
  • Les Dukowski

Peterson Road Elementary

  • Ute Regier
  • Carole Tindall
  • Keith Punnett
  • Anne-Marie Farrell
  • Linda Claxton
  • Elaine Cindrich
  • Kirsten Nordby
  • John Wiebe

Community / First Nations Advisory Panel:

Val Patenaude, Maple Ridge Museum & Archives
Laura Buker, Simon Fraser University, Centre for Educational Technology,
David Schaepe, Stó:lõ Nation
Gwen Point, Stó:lõ Nation
Rod MacVicar,
Krista Bogen, Pinetree Secondary School
Dr. Ethel Gardner, Simon Fraser University, Faculty of Education

Electronic Review:

Johanna Sawer, Chilliwack Secondary School
Faizel Rawji, Pitt River Middle School

Other Advisors:

Helen Joannides
Christina Collison

Photographs from the collection of the Simon Fraser Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology

Thanks to the photographers:

Valmore C. LeBlanc
Dr. Richard Shutler Jr.
Dr. Brent Ward
Daryl Fedje
Dr. Jon Driver

Media Production Group / Teaching and Learning Centre at Simon Fraser University


Dr. David Kaufman


Fred Kyba

Lead Designer:

Ivana Filipovic - Interactive Designer


Nancy Bourassa-Jaswal

Web Developers:

Oleg Titov
Michael Pede

Intro animation:

Gary Stasiuk - Interactive Designer
Lou Crockett - 3D modeling
Ivana Filipovic - Photoshop manipulation

Timeline animation:

Gary Stasiuk - Interactive Designer
Ivana Filipovic - Interface Designer

Interactive games:

Michael Pede - Game Developer / All games
Rhiannon Coppin - Game Developer / All games
Ivana Filipovic - Interface Designer / All games
Gary Stasiuk - Ice Age Challenge game caracter animation
Lou Crockett - Ice Age Challenge game 3D modeling and animation
Jaclynne Campbell - Stickers game characters and landscape


Lou Crockett - 3D modeling and animation

Images used in Fraser Valley Deglaciation and Fraser Valley Deglaciation simulation were taken from:
Carlson, Keith Thor, Editor
2001 A Stó:lõ – Coast Salish Historical Atlas. Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver.

Our thanks to graphic artist Jan Perrier for providing these images.


Ivana Filipovic - Photoshop manipulation
Lou Crockett - 3D modeling

Video and audio:

Frank Campbell - Video
Andrew Szendrey - Audio and video editing
Dr. Barbara J. Winter


Ron Long

Financial Management:

Lorraine Algera, Manager
Tara McFarlane, Budget Assistant

French translation:

Michelle Hodgson
Karin Taché
Claude LeFrançois
Nancy Bourassa-Jaswal