Category Archives: Detroit

  1. Roy & Pelletier: Frontier ‘Canadiens’


    February 17, 2016 by LeVoyageur

    Originally posted on Voyageur Heritage:
    by James LaForest Who were these mysterious men, Roy & Pelletier? Attorneys at Law? NHL Hall-of-Famers?…

  2. The Tree: Vanished


    October 25, 2014 by LeVoyageur

    In one word, a scholar writing about French Detroit encapsulates conventional thinking about French-Canadian culture on the American side of …
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  3. Opportunity and Opportunism: Dueling Narratives of Detroit


    September 7, 2014 by LeVoyageur

    In some activist and academic communities, the contemporary use of Native American/First Nations imagery is measured on a scale that …
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  4. ‘Muskrat French’: Origins of a Culture, a Language, and a People


    March 7, 2014 by LeVoyageur

    The following is a paper I have written on the topic of the French Canadian culture of the Detroit River …
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  5. Five Months and a Day


    September 29, 2013 by LeVoyageur

    For the past several months I have been actively involved in organizing the petition for Michigan’s first French Canadian Heritage …
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  6. Bayou Détroit presents Creole du Nord September 21

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    September 7, 2013 by LeVoyageur

    Detroiter Kevin Lucey has founded Encore Détroit as a means to promote the French culture that has been part of …
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    August 5, 2013 by LeVoyageur

    Originally posted on Voyageur Heritage:
    VIVIAN LeMAY for THE STORYKEEPERS PROJECT Vivian LeMay, the author of The Last Lord of Paradise…