1st millennium in Canada
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Events from the first millennium AD in Canada.
- c. 175 AD: Funeral offerings in graves at the Norton Mounds in Michigan are elaborate. Materials imported from great distances indicate vigorous trade.
- c. 500 AD: The Thule people arrive in Alaska
- c. 550 AD: In the Upper Mississippi and Great Lakes areas, Woodland peoples construct their burial mounds in the shape of birds or animals.
- c. 985-1014 AD: Norsemen led by Leif Ericson, son of Erik the Red, set up outposts in North America like L'Anse aux Meadows and encounter Inuit, Beothuks, and Micmacs.
- Matthews, Geoffrey J (1987). Historical atlas of Canada, From the beginning to 1800 1. University of Toronto Press. ISBN 0802024955.