Category Archives: Genealogy

  1. The Tree: Vanished

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    October 25, 2014 by The Editor

    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

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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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  3. The Tree: Genealogy, Social Elites, and Personal Narratives

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    February 4, 2014 by The Editor

    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?

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    January 17, 2014 by The Editor

    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

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    October 21, 2013 by The Editor

    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

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    October 14, 2013 by The Editor

    After a considerable break from writing on my usual topics here at The Red Cedar, I am happy to be …
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  7. THE STORYKEEPERS PROJECT #5: “RIVER CANARD”

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    August 5, 2013 by The Editor

    Originally posted on Voyageur Heritage • • • Community Journal & Resource Guide:
    VIVIAN LeMAY for THE STORYKEEPERS PROJECT Vivian LeMay, the author of The Last Lord of Paradise…