Category Archives: First Nations

  1. The Tree: “Cowboys and Indians” — Genealogy and Objectification

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    June 7, 2014 by The Editor

    Most Native people have from the very beginning, a sense of where their grandparents came from, who they descended from. …
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  2. What’s My Story? The Orenda and The Jesuit Relations

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    March 19, 2014 by The Editor

    Joseph Boyden is a Canadian author whose works include Three Day Road and Through Black Spruce as well as non-fiction …
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  3. French Canadians and Social Mobility

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    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

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    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. Black Voyageurs: African Americans in the Fur Trade

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    January 18, 2013 by The Editor

    Hundreds if not thousands of books and articles have been written on the North American fur trade which began when …
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  6. Emerging Metis Culture in Canadian Art

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    December 18, 2012 by The Editor

    Exploring the history of colonial North America, I have come across many images of voyageurs, coureur des bois, French Canadians, …
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  7. The Flying Canoe, La Chasse-Galerie, retold

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    December 2, 2012 by The Editor

    This French-Canadian folktale draws on both Native American legends and the European story of the Wild Hunt. A Winter tale, …
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