Category Archives: Folklore

  1. The Fiddle: C’est l’aviron

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    April 3, 2014 by The Editor

    Learning what I could of traditional French Canadian music before I began the fiddle, I knew right away when taking …
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  2. M. Caroline Watson Hamlin and Detroit Folklore

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    March 28, 2013 by The Editor

    Note to readers: Those who follow my blog will know that this posting is a bit longer than usual and …
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  3. Legends of le Detroit

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    March 21, 2013 by The Editor

    I am happy to be able to share this entry that has been accepted for publication in the Encyclopedia of …
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  4. The Nain Rouge of Detroit, a French Canadian folktale retold

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    March 1, 2013 by The Editor

    The Nain Rouge is a folktale originating in the earliest days of Detroit and French settlement in the area. An …
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  5. My Year in Blogging: A Review of 2012

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    December 31, 2012 by The Editor

    The year 2012 is when my desire to blog on a regular basis really took off. The project I began …
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  6. Announcement: The Red Cedar on Facebook!

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    December 10, 2012 by The Editor

    In an effort to better connect with regular readers and to reach out to people who may share my interests …
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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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