Category Archives: Genealogy

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


    June 7, 2014 by LeVoyageur

    Most Native people have from the very beginning, a sense of where their grandparents came from, who they descended from. …
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  3. The Tree: Genealogy, Social Elites, and Personal Narratives


    February 4, 2014 by LeVoyageur

    French Canadian culture has a special affinity for genealogy. One reason for this is well-known: our ancestries can often be …
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  4. Metis in America?


    January 17, 2014 by LeVoyageur

    As more people in the Great Lakes area, particularly on the US side, come to understand that they have metis …
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  5. The Tree: Forgetting and the Right to Privacy


    October 21, 2013 by LeVoyageur

    We still have sorrows that are passed to us from early generations, those to handle besides our own, and cruelties …
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  6. The Tree: Finding Our Cousins – The ‘Fun’ of Genealogy


    October 14, 2013 by LeVoyageur

    After a considerable break from writing on my usual topics here at The Red Cedar, I am happy to be …
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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…