Category Archives: History

  1. Roy & Pelletier: Frontier ‘Canadiens’


    February 17, 2016 by The Editor

    Originally posted on Voyageur Heritage • • • Community Journal & Resource Guide:
    by James LaForest Who were these mysterious men, Roy & Pelletier? Attorneys at Law? NHL Hall-of-Famers?…

  2. Multiculturalism and The Right to Exist


    January 19, 2015 by The Editor

    Last week, Duke University’s campus Chapel approved a Muslim student association’s request to broadcast the Muslim call to prayer from …
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  3. The Tree: Vanished


    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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  4. 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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  5. ‘Muskrat French’: Origins of a Culture, a Language, and a People


    March 7, 2014 by The Editor

    The following is a paper I have written on the topic of the French Canadian culture of the Detroit River …
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  6. The Tree: Forgetting and the Right to Privacy


    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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  7. Heritage Day Blog


    June 28, 2013 by The Editor

    As part of the effort to promote French Canadian Heritage Day in Michigan (October 4, 2013), a new blog has …
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