Category Archives: Folklore

  1. The Fiddle: C’est l’aviron


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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!


    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


    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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