Home / Titles / Great Lone Land: The Life of R.B. Nevitt, The (43/52)
Print Page

Great Lone Land: The Life of R.B. Nevitt, The (43/52)


This is also part of this series: Scattering of Seeds Season 4 (13)

» Request Preview Access

School Bd/College/University DVD: $95
Public Library (HUO) DVD: $24.95
5yr Streaming: $75
DVD + 5yr Streaming: $150


 

Grade Level: JrH-Adult
Producer: White Pine Pictures
Closed Captioned: No
Running Time: 30 mins
Country of Origin: Canada
Study Guide: No

Copyright Date: 2001
Available in French: Yes

      PREVIEW  Scattering of Seeds #4 PLAYLIST     ORDER Scattering of Seeds #4 PLAYLIST      

      Personal Use copies available.  Contact us for pricing; info@mcnabbconnolly.ca

Richard Nevitt fled Savannah Georgia at the age of 14 after being drafted by the Confederacy. Settling first in Quebec, he studied medicine then signed up as a doctor with the RCMP's famous “Great March West” of 1874. Dr. Nevitt's care of local natives won him their respect; and his many sketches created a valuable historical record of the peaceful settling of the West. Nevitt continued practising medicine in Toronto, helping found the Women's Medical College and delivering a baby a day for the rest of his life. In French: Le grand territoire isolé: La vie de Richard Barrington Nevitt