Category Archives: Ethnic Americans

  1. I Am Not A Francophile


    March 9, 2016 by The Editor

    Some time ago, I encountered the idea that because I am Anglophone, I no longer have the right to consider myself French-Canadian. Meanwhile, I have seen articles in the popular press about Anglophone Quebeckers who were labeled French-Canadian merely because they reside in Quebec.

  2. ‘Muskrat French’: Origins of a Culture, a Language, and a People


    March 7, 2014 by The Editor

    The following is a paper I have written on the topic of the French Canadian culture of the Detroit River …
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  3. French Canadians and Social Mobility


    February 23, 2014 by The Editor

    There is a fascinating article, “Your Ancestors, Your Fate,” by economics professor Gregory Davis dated February 21, 2014 in the …
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  4. What’s My Story? The Painted Drum


    October 31, 2013 by The Editor

    As I began writing this review of The Painted Drum by Louise Erdrich my words sounded an awful lot like …
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  5. Heritage Day Blog


    June 28, 2013 by The Editor

    As part of the effort to promote French Canadian Heritage Day in Michigan (October 4, 2013), a new blog has …
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  6. Michigan House of Representatives French Canadian Heritage Day Resolution

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    June 12, 2013 by The Editor

    As the Ad Hoc Committee for a French Canadian Heritage Day proceeds with its request for a Governor’s Proclamation, we …
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  7. October 4, 2013 ‘Rendevous’ for French Canadian Heritage Day


    June 6, 2013 by The Editor

    The petition campaign for a French Canadian Heritage Day reached an important symbolic benchmark this week with 500 signatures. While …
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